Independently-owned family office Stonehage Fleming has appointed Becton Davis as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
With over 20 years’ banking and financial services experience, including 17 years in asset and wealth management, Davis joins Stonehage Fleming from Close Brothers Asset Management (“CBAM”), where he has served as Chief Financial Officer for the past seven years.
Davis’ role is newly created and effective immediately. He is based in Stonehage Fleming’s London office and reports to David Fletcher, Group Finance Director.
The news follows the promotion of Kate Munday from UK Chief Operating Officer to Group Head of HR, which came into effect in November 2018. Having worked in across investment, client servicing and operational departments and IT, Kate has an unparalleled breadth of experience that will serve the Group well in its future growth ambitions. Kate continues to be based in the London office.
Fletcher says: “We are very pleased to welcome Becton to this newly created role. He has shown himself to a be an effective CFO with an impressive track record in driving performance to deliver expanding growth. His experience and industry knowledge will help support us as we enter the next phase of the Group’s development and strive to lead the industry as a truly international office.”
Davis says: “It gives me great pleasure to take on this role at such an exciting time in Stonehage Fleming’s journey. I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues to help the Group achieve its financial and strategic objectives.”