Close Brothers promotes three

Close Brothers (Cayman) Limited recently announced the promotion of three staff members in recognition of their dedication to their clients.

Ian Goddard, recently promoted to senior trust officer (Corporate Services), joined the Close team in 2000 as corporate administrator after pursuing courses of study in Trust & Companies Law with the Cayman Islands Law School, states a press release.

His new responsibilities include assisting with the day-to-day management of a diverse portfolio of clients, whose structures include Investment and Trust Companies, Special Purpose Vehicles, Charitable Trusts and Star Trusts. Mr. Goddard has recently been appointed a Notary Public. In his spare time, he helps the community through mentoring of young people. He is also an active member of Calvary Baptist Church and is involved with the church’s youth programme.

Mark Dixon, newly promoted to senior fund accountant, joined Close Brothers (Cayman) Limited in 2004 from a Bermuda-based fund administration software company. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, having received his Chartered Accountant’s designation in 1999.

He is also a member of the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants. Outside of work, Mark enjoys scuba diving and is a qualified scuba instructor. Mr. Dixon is also a member of the Cayman Drama Society and was the sound operator for the society’s current production, Peter Pan.

Alan Kelly has been promoted to senior fund accountant.

He is an associate of both the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of Ireland and the Association of Accounting Technicians of Ireland and a member of the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accounts. Mr. Kelly is an active member of the Sunset Soccer team, the Cayman Gaelic Athletic Association Club and the Close Brothers Sports and Social Committee.

Close Brothers (Cayman) Limited Managing Director, Linburgh Martin said; “On behalf of our board of directors, management and staff, I am pleased to congratulate these individuals on their well deserved promotions.’

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