Standard Bank Offshore new director Print
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Tuesday, 21 June 2011 06:46

Standard Bank Offshore has appointed Ian Hamilton as director, institutional banking, a role in which he will lead the Bank’s delivery of offshore financial services to professional intermediaries and institutions.

Standard Bank's institutional banking team offers a comprehensive range of banking services to offshore and international companies, trust and corporate service providers and asset managers, ranging from deposit facilities and credit facilities to sophisticated treasury products, customised to the requirements of the client.

Haydn Taylor, head of institutional banking, said: “Ian’s extensive knowledge and experience within the institutional market, particularly his existing links with trust and corporate service providers, ensures that he is well positioned to lead our institutional banking team. We aim to build long-term relationships by collaborating with our clients and Ian’s proven commitment to strong relationship management will certainly enhance our already high standard of service. We welcome Ian onboard.”

Ian Hamilton said of his appointment: “I pride myself on getting to know clients individually in order to fully understand their banking needs and so be able to provide the products and service delivery required by them. I am delighted to be joining Standard Bank and am very much looking forward to drawing on my skills and knowledge to drive forward the institutional banking offering.”

Hamilton, who will be based in the Isle of Man, has over 24 years experience in the local banking industry, having commenced his career with Barclays Bank where he remained for 14 years. He joins Standard Bank from Anglo Irish Bank Isle of Man where he was head of corporate treasury and a board director.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Services and has a degree in Financial Services from the University of Manchester. He also holds the ACIB, the Diploma in Trust and Estate Practice, the Investment Advice Certificate and the Institute of Directors Certificate and Diploma in Company Direction.

Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for over 145 years, and now spans 17 countries across the African continent.  Its international expansion has taken it to 16 countries outside Africa including Brazil, Russia and China. The bank’s headquarters are in Johannesburg and it is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

The Standard Bank Offshore Group has offices in Jersey, Isle of Man and Mauritius and provides a range of services for private and corporate clients including banking, wealth management, trust and company administration, asset management, investment services and fund administration.