Rowan Dartington has made two appointments within its investment management team - hiring Dominic Hughes, who will join the Manchester office, and James Lewis, who moves to the London office.
Hughes joins from Quilter Cheviot where he worked as an investment director for 17 years. He will be responsible for expanding the firm's presence in the region while managing relationships with clients and financial advisors.
Meanwhile, Lewis joins after previously working as client director at HSBC Discretionary Wealth Management and private client investment manager at Newton Investment Management and NatWest Stockbrokers.
Lewis will join the ten-man team of investment managers in London.
Graham Coxell, executive chairman of Rowan Dartington, said: "I am delighted that our fast growth means that we now need and can deploy significant efforts and resources towards increasing our footprint throughout the UK.
"Our strategy has always been to employ highly experienced investment managers with a great knowledge and understanding of the region they operate in.
"James and Dominic not only fit the bill perfectly in terms of their relevant experience and capability, they also represent an excellent cultural match with our business of ensuring that our partners, clients and employees feel liked and valued as individuals."
Last November, Rowan Dartington expanded its regional presence across the UK with the hire of investment manager Oliver Mustin to its Birmingham office and also appointed Peter Roper as an investment manager in its Edinburgh office, to offer DFM solutions to St. James's Place Partners.
The previous month, Rowan Dartington Signature, the firm's discretionary management arm for IFAs, appointed Brewin Dolphin's John Cowmeadow as managing director. He replaced Guy Stephens, who has taken on a broader technical investment role, supporting the private client, intermediary and SJP partner business, alongside expanding Rowan Dartington International.
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