Mirabaud names Stuart Bates as Wealth Management CEO


The independent wealth and asset management group established in 1819 is seeking to strengthen its UK offering

LONDON, England - May 6, 2021 - (PRESS RELEASE) - Bates will lead a team to that end and has more than two decades' experience in the private banking space. He has held senior positions at large groups, including Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, Credit Suisse and Julius Baer International.

During his tenure at Julius Baer, Bates lead the London integration of the Merrill Lynch business into the firm. As chief operating officer at C. Hoare & Co., Bates spearheaded several operational initiatives across the business.

Mirabaud Group limited partner and head of the UK market Etienne d'Arenberg said: "I am delighted to welcome Stuart into Mirabaud's UK market effort and this important hire signals our commitment to continually strengthening and innovating our UK wealth proposition.

"Stuart's natural leadership and multi-faceted knowledge of the industry will bolster our UK capabilities and enhance outcomes for our client base. The global pandemic has offered a unique moment to strengthen client relationships and foster even deeper bonds. From this platform, we expect Stuart to take an integral role in evolving our proposition.

"He takes over from Harry Thorburn, who wishes to focus on the needs of his clients and who will join us on the executive committee of the UK business. We thank Harry very much for his commitment and achievements and we look forward to continue working together for many years to come."

Bates added: "Mirabaud is an international boutique in the wealth management space, supported by a world class team and a rich heritage. As CEO of the wealth management's UK branch, I will bring a diverse range of experience to Mirabaud, as we strive to enhance our UK proposition.