Canaccord Genuity promotes Albert to head wealth planning

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management (CGWM) has promoted Chris Albert to the newly created role of head of wealth planning for the firm’s UK business.

Mr Albert will also remain as head of wealth advisory for the firm’s 360° service, which incorporates advice, investment management, tax and financial planning, a position he has held since 2011.

Prior to joining Canaccord, Mr Albert had worked at Equiom, Kleinwort Benson and Vantage Property Solutions.

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Stephen Massey, head of UK wealth management at CGWM, said the appointment was aimed at “broadening the scope of services” the firm offers and “integrating our investment management and financial planning capabilities”.