Gibraltar has appointed James Tipping as its new Finance Centre Director with effect from October 1.
Tipping succeeds Anthony Fisher, who has completed a two year secondment from KPMG.
A Gibraltarian, Tipping has 13 years experience in international financial markets having been based in London, New York and Latin America.
He will hold the position for a three year term.
Gibraltar minister for Trade and Industry Peter Montegriffo says: "After a comprehensive international search, I am delighted to be able to announce James Tipping's appointment to take the finance centre on to its next stage of development.
"Gibraltar has been established as a quality finance centre with the highest standards of regulation and it has already made a major contribution to the growth of business in the financial sector."