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Boss of pension transfer company Origo departs firm

Chief executive of technology provider best known for its transfer service to stand aside after 10 years at the top

Paul-Pettitt-Origo-2013-700x450.jpgThe managing director of pension transfer technology provider Origo Paul Pettitt will leave the firm next year.

Pettitt has been manging director of Origo, which is best known for its Options Transfers service, for the last ten years, and has been with the company since 1989.

Origo has transferred at least £110bn through the Options service since it launched it in 2008, the firm says.

Origo has also been involved in the debate around the pensions dashboard, where it had a role in building the Government’s prototype.

It recently created a new subsidiary that would continue its standards and governance services separately from its other services including Options and digital identification for advisers.

Pettitt will leave in February 2018, and the firm has begun looking for a new managing director.

Pettitt says: “It has been a real privilege to lead a fantastic team of people at Origo and to have been able to help our customers deliver digital services that have made such a positive impact for the consumer and their financial advisers.”

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