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CHARLES STANLEY GROUP chief financial officer James Rawlingson has left the business, handing his responsibilities to Ben Money-Coutts, Investment Week reports.

Money-Coutts takes on the role of interim chief financial officer following the exit, the group said.

Charles Stanley’s chief executive Paul Abberley said: “I would like to place on record my thanks to James Rawlingson for his work on Charles Stanley’s accounting and reporting structures. Wealth management requires ever-greater management information and analysis and our finance teams are well-positioned for the future. As a company, we wish him every success in the future.

“I welcome Ben Money-Coutts to the role as interim chief financial officer. He will lead a very dedicated and professional finance department that will continue to enhance its capabilities in the interests of all stakeholders.”

Money-Coutts joined Charles Stanley in May 2013 from Saltus Partners LLP where he had been a partner, CFO and COO since 2007.

He was previously head of corporate broking at Bridgewell Securities, advising mid- and small-cap UK quoted companies with particular focus on the financial services sector and investment companies.

He has also previously worked for Charterhouse and ING Barings.