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Investec hires new business development manager


Investec Private Bank has hired James Glynne-Percy as a new business development manager.

Glynne-Percy joined Investec in 2014 and has been building the introducer channel for Investec’s Private Client FX department.

He now joins fellow business development managers Peter Izard and Joe Webster to bolster Investec’s broker relationships.

Izard says: “I’m delighted to welcome James to the team. His FX experience means he already knows many of the intermediaries who refer clients to Investec.

“I have no doubt James will make a positive impact and I would like to wish him every success for the future.”

Glynne-Percy said: “I’m looking forward to working with intermediaries and their clients and increasing awareness of Investec’s excellent mortgage proposition.”


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