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Billy Mackay quits Skandia for AJ Bell

Skandia head of marketing Billy Mackay is leaving the firm to join Sipp provider AJ Bell.

Mackay will join the firm in the summer as marketing director. In addition to assuming responsibility for marketing activity, he will also help develop the firm’s product range and marketing proposition.

AJ Bell currently manages over 29,000 individual Sipps and has over £5bn in pension assets under trusteeship.

Mackay, who spent eleven years at Skandia, will also work closely with the AJ Bell sales team in offering adviser support.

AJ Bell actuary and chief executive Andy Bell says: “Our success is built on market leading products, provision of first class service underpinned by a team of talented people. This appointment is further evidence of our intention to continue to develop our business to stay ahead of our competitors.”

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