Abacus Announce Six Staff Promotions

Local fiduciary and fund services provider, Abacus, is pleased to announce a number of promotions across its fiduciary, funds and finance teams.

Abacus Financial Services Limited has promoted Les Callow to Manager – Valuations & Accounts as well as Andrew Howatson to Manager – Treasury. Between them, Les and Andrew have over 35 years experience in the funds and financial services industry and are key individuals in the management and day to day operation of the Abacus Treasury and Valuations and Accounts functions.

Abacus Trust Company Limited have also made a number of promotions. Lorraine Boyd has been promoted to Assistant Manager – Finance. Lorraine joined the Abacus finance team in 2007 and has become an integral member of the function. She also leads the business’ Corporate Responsibility and Social Committee.

In the trust and company department, Connor Cracknell has been promoted to Supervisor – Trust & Company and David Watling has been promoted to Senior Trust & Company Administrator. Connor and Dave have both been with the company for around five years and are responsible for the day to day management and administration of a diverse portfolio of multi-jurisdictional trust and company structures, and have recently completed their International Diplomas with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, thus becoming STEP qualified. Hannah Kelly has also been promoted to Trust & Company Administrator within this team.

Commenting on the promotions, Group Managing Director, Stewart Fleming said: “A number of promotions have been made at a range of levels which demonstrates our ongoing commitment as a business to both encouraging and supporting our staff and their development, both in a personal and professional capacity. On behalf of Abacus I would like to congratulate each one of them on their recent promotions, which are reflective of their hard work, development and ongoing commitment to the business.”