Allfunds Bank appoints head of sales for UK and Ireland

Allfunds Bank has appointed Laurie Jaques as head of sales development UK & Ireland.

Allfunds says the appointment is part of a bid to increase its presence in these key markets as part of its international expansion plans.

Jaques has held a number of roles in financial services, including head of sales at Henderson and head of third party distribution at Baring Asset Management. He also worked at Cofunds, which he joined prior to launch as sirector of sales, and at Skandia, where he was involved with the development & promotion of the wrap proposition alongside his role as head of structured product sales.

He will report to Allfunds head of UK and Ireland Alan Gadd.

Gadd says: “The UK & Ireland has become an increasingly significant region for Allfunds in terms of the opportunities to develop business with both domestic clients and those focused internationally. Laurie’s deep understanding of the asset management side of the industry as well as his practical experience of the platform arena gives him perfect insight into the business activities & the future platform needs of prospective clients”.