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Aberdeen global head of business development Ellyatt leaves

Aberdeen global head of business development Chris Ellyatt has decided to leave the business after nine years to pursue other interests.

Aberdeen Asset Management has appointed John Brett as global head of distribution as his replacement. Brett will join in November from Scottish Widows Investment Partnership where he was director of sales & marketing.

Ellyatt joined Aberdeen in 2002 following a career in investment banking, focused mainly upon Asian and emerging markets, working predominantly with HSBC and Barclays de Zoete Wedd.



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Segment and serve the whole market

Michelle Cracknell, an associate director of Bluerock Consulting, says there are lessons for financial services from other businesses in tailoring advice to suit all levels of customer


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