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Succession handover at Hewison Private Wealth

Industry veteran John Hewison has passed the baton to his son Andrew, who will take on the role of managing director at the family’s award-winning boutique.

In a statement, Hewison Private Wealth announced that Andrew Hewison will be taking the reins, explaining he is committed to the firm’s philosophy of “high individualised, independent financial advice”.

Firm founder and former FPA chair John Hewison will take up a less hands-on role as chairman, while maintaining a few select personal clients and providing ongoing mentorship to Andrew.

“Our philosophy remains unchanged, however clients will benefit from a refreshed approach to client service through innovation and improvement over the long term, particularly through new technologies,” John Hewison said.

“Andrew has demonstrated strong leadership capability over many years and I welcome the new energy, aspiration and strategic direction his leadership will bring to the business in this key executive position.”

Hewison Private Wealth was crowned Boutique Firm of the Year at the 2014 ifa Excellence Awards.