Merrill Lynch Wealth Management has appointed Richard Anooshian as a London-based financial adviser focusing on Middle East high net worth and ultra high net worth individuals.
Anooshian joins from HSBC Private Bank.
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management provides solutions to Middle East clients from offices both onshore in Dubai, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain and offshore in Monte Carlo, London and Geneva.
Anooshian reports to Tamer Rashad, head of Middle East wealth management, and Adam Horowitz, head of UK and Ireland wealth management.
Anooshian has 32 years in the banking industry. At HSBC Private Bank in London, he was the co-head of the Saudi Arabia team and team director of the Middle East and North Africa.
Prior to HSBC, he worked at Arner Bank in Switzerland as head of business development.
Before joining the Swiss bank, Anooshian spent 26 years at JP Morgan in international capital markets and private banking, focused on Middle East and East Mediterranean clients.
Rashad says: “With his wealth of experience and knowledge of working with Middle East private clients, Richard is an excellent addition to the team. His appointment is a prime example of our ability to attract talent and enhance our offering to clients.”