In the newly created role, Mount will lead Coutts’ Asia, Africa and non-resident Indian (NRI) teams in London. Based in London, he will report to both Stephen Fletcher, chief operating officer for Coutts & Co. and to Ranjit Khanna, head of South East Asia and Global NRI. He joins with immediate effect.
Coutts said Mount “will be integral in enhancing the links between Coutts’ Asian and UK operations and driving the business’s global NRI strategy in the UK”.
At HSBC, Mount was managing director, global south Asian Diaspora, Europe & Americas, based in the UK.
In recent months, Coutts has been rapidly expanding its international presence making numerous new hires for operations in Asia and the Middle East.
Some of the more recent hires include Kenneth Sue as head of products and services in Hong Kong and former Credit Suisse wealth planning head Steve Griffiths who was hired to help develop the company’s tax & wealth structuring team’s capabilities in the UK, Asia and Switzerland.