TheCityUK has appointed Adam Wendelboe as its new Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He also takes on the role of company secretary.
Adam joins TheCityUK from AMR International, a global strategy consulting firm, where he is a partner and chief operating officer. He was previously a strategy consultant at KPMG Boxwood and previously held various strategy roles at Thomson Reuters in the Boston, New York and London offices.
He will join TheCityUK at an important time for the finance and related professional services industries and will work closely with the executive team and members to steer the organization and advance its strategy.
Adam succeeds Marcus Scott, who after a decade in the organization became CEO of technology company EasylifeIT.
Adam Wendelboe said, “As someone who has worked in many parts of the finance and related professional services industries in both the UK and US, I have long admired TheCityUK and its work in supporting and promoting our industry. Brexit and the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic make this a unique and important moment for the industry. I look forward to working with colleagues and members to ensure the industry is well positioned to meet these challenges and build on the UK’s world leadership as an international financial center. “
Miles Celic, Chief Executive Officer of TheCityUK, said: “This is a key role for the company, especially as we continue to develop our strategy and address the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead of us after Covid and after Brexit. I know that Adam TheCityUK, colleagues and our members will offer enormous added value and I am delighted to welcome him to the team. “
Adam holds a BS in Statistics, an MBA in Finance and Strategy, and studied strategy at MIT and Harvard Business School. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Qualified Accountant (ACMA) and holder of a Six Sigma Blackbelt.
He will continue to work part-time at AMR International until he takes over the full-time position at TheCityUK in late March.