Scott Goodsir has joined Skandia as managing director of UK distribution.
Goodsir was most recently managing director, UK wholesale at BNY Mellon, where he worked for 15 years.
Previously he held a number of sales roles within Newton Investment Management and Mellon Global Investments.
Goodsir will report to Old Mutual Wealth managing director and head of global distribution Steven Levin, and will take up the role in March.
He will be responsible for the sales and distribution of all Skandia products in the UK, including the platform, protection products, investment solutions and offshore bonds.
Levin says: “We are focused on growing quickly into one of the leading investment businesses in the market, and Scott’s experience will help us achieve that.
“He already knows our business and many of our people very well through his role at BNY Mellon and will be a great addition to our team.”
Head of EMEA intermediary distribution Matt Oomen will assume Goodsir’s responsibilities as BNY Mellon searches for a replacement for the role, with all channel heads will reporting into Oomen with immediate effect.
The firm says: “BNY Mellon remains committed to the UK Wholesale space and its valued clients and will continue to grow the business in this market and across Europe.”