Weatherbys Private Bank boosts North West presence with key hire

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Porteous as Private Banker, based in the North West, as we continue to grow our client base in the region. The Private Bank enjoyed strong growth in 2021 and saw deposits rise to record levels.

Daniel Porteous, an experienced Private Banker, joins from Brown Shipley where he was a director and part of a team advising its high-net-worth clients in the north of England. During his 15-year banking career he has held roles at Swedish private bank Handelsbanken and Coutts.

The new role in the North West coincides with several hires for the business development team as we continue to grow our private client proposition. These include two new Senior Business Development Executive appointments. Martin Hillyer joins having spent most of his 30-year career with Barclays Bank where he held several key positions including Head of Key Clients within its wealth division. Andrew Turner, who joins from Handelsbanken, had previously spent a decade at Barclays Premier & Wealth.

Ollie Barnett, Director at Weatherbys Private Bank, said: “We have been patiently looking for the right person to help us build on our existing client base and professional contacts in the North West. Daniel, with his private banking experience in the North of England, is the perfect fit. 2021 was another year of strong growth for Weatherbys Private Bank and our deposits increased to record levels. We believe this was underpinned by our dedication to exceptional client service; indeed, a recent survey revealed that 97% of our clients would refer friends and family to the bank. These latest appointments support our ambition to expand our private banking proposition by providing an unparalleled customer experience.”