Philip Norman, who has been with the business for 16 years, has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer and promoted to the Elian board. A key priority for Mr Norman will be the continual development of new products, driving business growth and market share, whilst at the same time maintaining high levels of client service across the globe.
Group director Simon Mackenzie, who joined the firm in 2002, has been appointed Head of Elian Corporate Services. Mr Mackenzie will lead Elian’s corporate services business, focusing on further integration and expansion. The business provides bespoke administration services to corporate and institutional clients across all of the global markets they operate in. Mr Mackenzie has extensive experience specialising in the administration of complex corporate owned structures both offshore and onshore. He takes over as head of Elian Corporate Services from Mr Norman.
Elian Chief Executive Officer Paul Willing said: ‘Philip and Simon play integral roles within Elian and thoroughly deserve their promotions. We have had an exciting first year as Elian. We have expanded our footprint in North America and continental Europe with our new office in New York and with the acquisition of SFM Europe. We have very exciting growth plans and Philip’s team will be vital in helping us expand and grow the business in new markets and geographies. Simon is a highly skilled and respected corporate services professional and the ideal person to lead Elian Corporate Services as it continues to develop its global platform. These strategic appointments allow us to continue our relentless pursuit of client service excellence and provide Elian with the leadership to take the business to the next phase of its development.'