Bob Moore, Managing Director of Butterfield’s Guernsey operation for the past
14 years, has been appointed to a new global role within the Butterfield Group.
He is succeeded by John Robinson, former Deputy Managing Director, who has been
appointed Managing Director of Butterfield Bank (Guernsey) Limited.
Mr Moore who will continue to be based in Guernsey will assume wider
responsibilities, as Executive Vice President and Head of Group Trust, leading
the development of Butterfield’s Group Trust businesses from its six
jurisdictional offices in Bermuda, The Bahamas, Cayman, Guernsey, Switzerland
and Butterfield International Private Office in London.
“Butterfield enjoys a prominent position in the international trust arena
where we have been a leading name for many decades going back to the inception
of the international trust industry. We are investing significantly in expertise
and technology across our trust business and we believe the outlook for growth
is very positive starting from the strong base that we have built over the
years, with over $38.5bn of fiduciary assets under our administration for both
private and institutional clients.
Mr Moore will continue to work closely with Paul Hodgson, Managing Director
of Butterfield Trust (Guernsey) Limited which is a significant component of
Butterfield’s global trust and fiduciary services business.
Mr Moore progressed to senior Private Banking positions in the UK, the United
States and Europe before being appointed Managing Director of Butterfield in
Guernsey in 1997. He is a former chairman of the Guernsey International Business
Mr Robinson is a Chartered Accountant and the current Chairman of the
Association of Guernsey Banks. He joined Butterfield in 2001, having previously
occupied senior management roles at CIBC in Guernsey. As Managing Director he
will assume responsibility for Butterfield’s banking, lending, and custody
services in Guernsey, coordinating closely with the Group’s Guernsey based asset
management and trust capabililties.
Mr Robinson said: “Group developments, including the senior role entrusted to
Bob Moore, emphasise Guernsey’s important position within the Butterfield
Group’s international network. Client service is key to everything we do and our
clients benefit from the considerable strength and opportunities available to us
from within the wider group.”
“I am delighted to have been appointed as Managing Director and look forward
to working with our strong team in Guernsey as we position ourselves for further
growth, with our focus firmly on client service.”
Bradford Kopp, President and Chief Executive Officer of Butterfield, said:
“With the appointment of Bob Moore and John Robinson to their new roles, we are
continuing the process of positioning our Group to enhance our focus on clients,
deliver a first class service, and broaden and deepen our client relationships.
The Trust business across our Group and the Guernsey jurisdictional businesses
are both very important parts of our ability to meet clients’ needs. We look
forward to strong business growth in the coming years from both these key parts
of our Group.”