Cherry Godfrey | John Hunter appointed Managing Director of Cherry Godfrey Isle of Man | August 2021

John Hunter has taken the helm as Managing Director of Cherry Godfrey’s Isle of Man office.

Date: Tuesday 17 August 2021






John Hunter

Most recently Head of Banking and Fiduciaries for the Finance Isle of Man Agency, John has over 35 years’ financial services experience within the banking, fiduciary and insurance sectors, including directorships on a number of subsidiary businesses for banks and an offshore funds business.

John moved to the Isle of Man in 2007 having previously worked in London, Cambridge, Bristol and Guernsey. During his banking career John set up a successful high-net-worth private client business for a major bank in Knightsbridge, developed a private banking business in the West Country and set up and developed a significant private equity desk for a bank offshore. He holds the Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors.

On his appointment, John said: “I am delighted to be taking up the lead of the Cherry Godfrey business in the Isle of Man - a great business serving local personal and business clients - and really putting the customer at the heart of everything it does.

“Cherry Godfrey offers a wide range of consumer finance products and insurance services. I’m looking forward to expanding Cherry Godfrey’s Isle of Man work - breaking down barriers and providing simplified service and solutions within the local community.

“Client service and relationships are absolutely key to everything Cherry Godfrey does in understanding how to meet both individual and business needs; we view customers as people who we will know by name and who will know us by name too.’

David Cherry, Cherry Godfrey Chief Executive Officer, said: We are thrilled to welcome John as Managing Director of our Isle of Man business. His remarkable experience and knowledge of the island will undoubtedly help us serve even more local individuals and businesses in meeting their financial needs.’’

Cherry Godfrey was established in Guernsey in 1993 and, following significant growth with a business model that is tailored to island communities, it opened its Isle of Man office in 2016. The company also has an office in Jersey which it opened in 2000.