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Alastair Conway to leave Cofunds

Cofunds head of sales and marketing Alastair Conway is leaving the platform after five years.

Cofunds is splitting the sales and marketing functions. It is appointing head of proposition Verona Smith as director of marketing and head of investor and wealth distribution Andy Coleman as director of investor and wealth distribution. Both will report to Cofunds chief executive Martin Davis.

Conway joined Cofunds in 2008 as marketing and proposition director. Prior to Cofunds he was head of propositions and commercial development at Sesame.

Conway is leaving at the end of January for another role in the industry but Money Marketing understands he is not joining a rival firm.

Davis says: “Alastair has achieved a great deal during his time here. We have benefited from his enthusiasm and drive to evolve Cofunds so that it meets the changing needs of our diverse client base and thrive in the new regulatory environment. We are very grateful for the contribution he has made and are sorry to see him go, but this is a great opportunity for him so wish him all the best in his new role.”

Conway says: “I am sad to be leaving after five years but I am looking forward to a new opportunity. Cofunds has been successful in my time at the business and I believe it will continue to be in the future.”



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