Geneva base for new JP Morgan PB Mid-East head
JP Morgan has appointed Tara Smyth as head of its private banking in the Middle East, responsible for driving strategy and growth in the region.
Geneva-based Smyth succeeds Jonathan Conner, and will report to Pablo Garnica, CEO of JP Morgan Private Bank’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region. As such, Smyth will also become a member of the JP Morgan (Suisse) Management Committee reporting to Paolo Moscovici, JP Morgan (Suisse) general manager.
Previously, Smyth was head of the private bank’s Middle East Investment Team, and before that a global investment specialist in the US private bank.