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Both Bankhall joint CEOs stand down today

Bankhall’s joint chief executive officers Paul Hogarth and Simon Taylor today stand down making way for managing director Peter Mann.

Hogarth will remain at the firm as a strategic marketing consultant, advising on corporate direction.

Taylor will leave altogether to pursue his own opportunities, believed to be in the general insurance sector.

Peter Mann takes over as chief executive whilst retaining his managing director position at the Cheshire-based firm.

Mann says: “2005 has been a challenging year for Bankhall and our results to date are in line with expectations. The next stage of our development will see Bankhall benefiting from Paul’s continued vision and involvement while allowing enough time at exective management level to develop all the opportunities in our chosen market.”

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