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Coutts appoints Alex Liddle as team leader, GCC

Coutts announces the appointment of Alex Liddle as a team leader for the GCC, effective 2 July 2014. Based in Dubai, Alex will report jointly to Ali Hammad Co-Head of the Middle East and Shiv Gupta Co Head (Interim) Middle East.

Most recently Alex was the Market Head for Qatar looking after key clients for the Middle East and North Africa at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management. Prior to this, he also served as a Market Head with accountability for the strategy across the Dubai, Northern Emirates and Oman markets.

Before Joining Barclays in 2006, he was a Director at Breathingspace Activities Ltd. Prior to that he was an officer in the British Army for nearly 10 years where he was decorated for service on operations overseas.

Alex will lead a team of bankers focusing on the GCC and will work in close partnership with Thomas De Sausmarez and Antonin Brocard, Team Leaders for The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Levant respectively, in driving opportunities for our Middle East franchise.

Ali Hammad commented, “Alex’s appointment underscores the importance of our Middle East business and strong commitment to the region. We are delighted to welcome Alex to Coutts and are certain his experience and knowledge in wealth management will help us move forward our ongoing strategy to provide clients with a world class wealth management service.”

For further information please contact:
Sarah Aziz
Head of Marketing and Communications Middle East
Tel: +97147065823
Email: [email protected]

Grant McDonald
Head of Media, United Kingdom
Tel: +442077531749
Email: [email protected]