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Bland takes over Kenmirs IFA role

Stephen Bland has been appointed FSA director of the small firms division meaning he also takes over from David Kenmir as head of the regulators intermediaries sector.
Bland had been acting in the role for the last ten months but now assumes it full time.
Kenmir will remain managing director of regulatory services and will still be involved in adviser regulation through responsibilities for the firm contact centre, regulatory reporting and the FSA fee processes.
Also, Sally Dewar has been appointed director of the markets division. She will report to Hector Sants, managing director of the wholesale markets business unit.
FSA chief executive John Tiner says: “I am delighted to welcome Sally and Stephen to the Director team. Their in-depth knowledge of financial markets and regulation are an excellent complement to the recent senior appointments we have made from the industry itself.”


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