SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) announced today the appointment of Andrew Vickers as Head of Sales, strengthening its U.K. Private Banking executive management team. This appointment supports SEI’s commitment to increasing the depth of the company’s global resources. In this role, Vickers will be responsible for supporting and developing the SEI Wealth PlatformSM (the Platform) customer base. He will report to Brett Williams, Managing Director, SEI Wealth Platform, U.K. Private Banking.
Vickers, who has many years of wealth management experience, previously held a number of sales and operational positions in the industry. He was part of the management team that delivered and launched the pioneering online Selestia Platform for Old Mutual in early 2001, and had subsequently worked at a senior level with Skandia and Old Mutual Wealth.
The U.K. Private Banking executive management team now comprises:
- Brett Williams, Managing Director
- Jim London, COO
- Martin Steer, Commercial Director
- Andrew Vickers, Head of Sales
- Kevin Russell, Proposition Director
- Steve Waldron, Head of Operations
Commenting on his appointment, Vickers said:
“The opportunity to work with SEI proved too good to miss. Successful investment businesses of the future will cross the ‘technology bridge’ and focus on their key strengths, outsourcing the rest to experts like SEI. I really look forward to working with the team to help shape the way wealth managers make the most of the huge opportunity that presents itself today and in the future.”
Brett Williams, Managing Director, SEI Wealth Platform, U.K. Private Banking, added:
“Bringing someone of Andrew’s calibre and experience to our executive management team is a testament to the Platform’s robust growth and strength in recent years. Andrew is well known in the industry for his wealth management knowledge and expertise, and his experience in sales and operations will help us to grow our client base over the next few years.”