Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. has appointed Rafael Febres-Cordero managing director and head of its international wealth management business, in a push to expand its international business. Febres-Cordero is a 20-year veteran of the financial services industry and spent the past 14 years at Fidelity Investments in a variety of positions, including as managing director of Fidelity's private equity division, Devonshire Investors. He was also managing director, Southern Europe & Latin America at Fidelity Investments International.
Before joining Fidelity, Febres-Cordero worked for a international corporate banks in Venezuela. He also served on the boards of mutual fund and pension fund associations in Spain, Italy and Portugal and Fundacion de Estudios Financieros, a think tank focused on the development of capital markets and risk management in Spain.