Canaccord Genuity has added the two head of its offshore Channel Islands business to its board of directors.
According to a stock exchange announcement, Andrew Finch and Grahame Lovett joined the firm’s board on October 5th.
Grahame Lovett is the chief executive officer of Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International) which covers Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man.
Lovett has worked in the investment industry for over 37 years, moving to Jersey in 1988 as a director of Sheppards and Chase, which he rose to head in 1993.
Sheppards and Chase was acquired by Insinger de Beaufort in 2000 and in October 2005 Insinger de Beaufort was purchased by Collins Stewart which in turn was acquired by Canaccord Genuity in December 2011.
Andrew Finch is head of wealth management for Guernsey and is sales director for Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International), a position he has held since joining the firm in March 2002.
Prior to joining Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International), he spent 12 years at Zurich Financial Services where he had responsibility for distribution of Zurich's products and services in the Crown Dependencies.