Lawrence promoted to group CEO of Kingswood

Richard Avery-Wright appointed to boards

Julia Bahr
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Transatlantic advice consolidator Kingswood has promoted David Lawrence to CEO of Kingswood Holdings and Richard Avery-Wright to the boards of its UK regulated subsidiaries KW Wealth Planning and KW Investment Management.

Lawrence (pictured), who will replace Gary Wilder, became UK CEO of Kingswood in December 2020. Before joining the consolidator he spent most of his career Lloyds Banking Group where he held a number of senior leadership roles in distribution as well as functional areas across its retail, commercial and insurance divisions. Lawrence said he joined Kingswood because he was excited by the vision and opportunity to build a leading wealth management business in the UK: "Fifteen months in, I am delighted to be leading an increasingly successful, rapidly growing business and a team of people w...

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