Mr Fletcher will run the company’s Birmingham office and manage a team of 13 independent financial advisers.
The team provide investment and retirement planning advice to private clients in Birmingham and across the West Midlands.
He has 25 years of industry experience including being a financial adviser for Lloyds Bank and Prudential. He managed investment teams in the Isle of Man and Gibraltar for Lloyds Bank and managed financial advice teams at Scottish Widows.
Mr Fletcher said: “Chase de Vere has a truly independent proposition which puts their clients at the forefront of everything they do. I am looking forward to working with the advisers in the Birmingham office and helping them to deliver exceptional financial advice and service.”
Stephen Kavanagh, chief executive, Chase de Vere, said: “I am delighted that we have recruited Darren to manage our advice team in Birmingham. He is an experienced professional with high standards and a real focus on ‘doing the right thing.’ The West Midlands is an important and growing part of our business and I look forward to seeing it flourish under Darren’s leadership.”
Chase de Vere is a national firm of IFAs with 16 offices across the UK. In July 2018, the company launched Chase de Vere Medical, a service focused on providing independent financial advice to the medical profession. Chase de Vere is part of the Swiss Life group and aiming to be the leading firm of IFAs in the UK.