WE Family Offices, the independent, family-focused wealth management firm, in response to a growing demand for family office services from multi-jurisdictional, ultra-high net worth families, announces the hire of international private wealth executive Manuel Diaz. Mr. Diaz will be based in the Miami office and will use his extensive experience to help WE serve international families from the United States and Latin America.
“As the wealth industry continues to become more globalized, we have seen the growing need to hire individuals who can appropriately serve these cross-shore families,” said Maria Elena Lagomasino, managing partner and CEO of WE Family Offices.
When asked about this critical hire, managing partner Santiago Ulloa comments, “We are thrilled to welcome Manuel to our team. With his numerous years of experience serving wealthy families, he will add critical value for our clients who need a counselor with a sophisticated global perspective and deep international expertise.”
Mr. Diaz’s career in international wealth management spans more than four decades. Beginning his career as an assistant professor of Latin American studies, Mr. Diaz spent 30 years in international private banking at Republic International Bank of New York, where he served as president and CEO. He continued as president of HSBC Private Banking Latin America until he served in a senior position at Safra Bank. Mr. Diaz joined WE Family Offices in July of 2015 as a senior family counselor.