Kingswood, the international, vertically integrated wealth and investment management group, today (5 March) named Vinoy Nursiah as chief financial officer (CFO) and Bryan Parkinson as Managing Director, head of wealth planning.

Nursiah has deep experience in working with rapidly growing, private equity backed businesses, coupled with leading transformational change, all of which will enable Kingswood to advance its ambitious agenda.

He was most recently CFO at CSC Global Financial Markets, a leading provider of specialised administration services, where he built a new global finance team, operating model and platform to support 30% annual growth, due diligence and swift integration of three acquisitions. Prior to that, he was director of finance at Intertrust Group and group finance director at SFM Europe.

Parkinson (pictured below) has significant experience in leading financial advisory businesses and is perfectly placed to lead Kingswood’s growing number of financial advisers across the UK. His appointment forms part of the establishment of a team of regional directors, wealth planning who will report to him in creating a footprint from which to further grow.

He was most recently managing director of financial planning at Punter Southall Aspire. Before this he led the financial planning business of AJ Gallagher and has also held executive roles at Standard life and Barclays Wealth.

David Lawrence, CEO of Kingswood Group, said: "I am delighted to welcome both Vinoy and Bryan to Kingswood. Both appointments support our ambition to be a leading provider of Wealth Management services in the UK and internationally and enhance the already strong leadership capability that exists across our executive team as we prepare for our next phase of growth.”

Nursiah, said: "As an increasingly prominent provider of wealth management services, Kingswood holds a distinguished position, and I am excited to take a senior leadership position at the company as it embarks on its ambitious next phase of growth and transformation. I have been impressed by the strong track record in acquiring and then deeply integrating high quality IFA businesses at Kingswood, and its clear plans for organic and inorganic forward growth. I am looking forward to working with David and the team to drive this strategy forward."

Bryan Parkinson commented: "I am thrilled to join Kingswood Group and lead the Wealth Planning team during this exciting time of growth and advancement. I look forward to leveraging my experience and expertise to add value for our clients and support the organisation's long-term goals.''