TUESDAY, JUNE 12: Shaun Morris and Benjamin Dyer will be joining the Bank of NT Butterfield & Son.
Mr Morris will join the Bank as general counsel and group chief legal officer and Benjamin Dyer will join the Bank as deputy general counsel.
Mr. Morris has served as a non-executive director on the Bank’s Board since 2007. He will retire as a director concurrently with the commencement of his role as general counsel.
Brendan McDonagh, Butterfield’s executive chairman, said: “On behalf of the Board and senior management, we are delighted that Shaun and Ben are joining our team. They will be talented additions to the company.”
Mr Morris will retire from Appleby on July 31 where he is currently a partner in the banking and asset finance team. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Morris also served as Appleby’s Bermuda office managing partner.
Appleby has today confirmed that Shaun Morris will be leaving the firm to join
Kiernan Bell, Appleby’s Bermuda office managing partner said: “On behalf of all the partners at Appleby, we are delighted for Shaun as he embarks on the next stage of his professional career. We wish him every success in his new role and of course, we look forward to continuing our relationship with him in his new role at the Bank.”
Mr. Dyer spent more than ten years with offshore law firm, Conyers Dill & Pearman. In 2008, he was promoted to Partner and was part of the team that opened Conyers’ office in São Paulo, Brazil.
Whilst with Conyers Dill & Pearman, Mr. Dyer also acted as a legislative consultant to the Bermuda Monetary Authority.
Mr. Dyer spent more than ten years with offshore law firm, Conyers Dill & Pearman, where he practiced Bermuda corporate and commercial law, specialising in Bermuda insurance regulation and capital markets transactions. In 2005, Mr. Dyer transferred from Bermuda to Conyers Dill & Pearman’s Hong Kong office. In 2008, he was promoted to Partner and was part of the team that opened Conyers Dill & Pearman’s office in São Paulo, Brazil. Whilst with Conyers Dill & Pearman, Mr. Dyer also acted as a legislative consultant to the Bermuda Monetary Authority.
Bradford Kopp, Butterfield’s CEO, said: “We welcome Ben to the team and we are pleased that Shaun has agreed to continue his service to Butterfield in the role of General Counsel. We are proud that Shaun and Ben have chosen to continue their distinguished legal careers as employees of Butterfield, which we believe is a testament to the success we have realised to date in turning around the Bank and the potential for continued growth that exists within the company.”
Mr. Kopp continued: “As a multi-jurisdictional bank, Butterfield will benefit from the international experience that both Shaun and Ben bring to their new roles. As a complement to their international perspectives, as Bermudians, both men have long-term connections with the Bank and a deep appreciation of Butterfield’s place in the Bermuda community.”