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Bullivant named new Sofa MD

Bob Bullivant has been named the new managing director of Sofa ahead of Brian Lawless&#39s departure on February 23.
Lawless has relocated to Exeter where he has become business development director with IFA the Jelf Group.
Bullivant joins Sofa from Britannic Retirement Solutions where he was corporate development director.
Reporting to Sandy Scott this is a full-time position and Bob Bullivant will join the CII&#39s board of directors. He will also be a member of the SOFA board.
CII director general Sandy Scott says: “Bob is a highly respected figure in the financial services industry and will bring considerable technical and market knowledge to both SOFA and to the CII director team. A key aspect of his role will be to build on the success of SOFA and to develop the value of its membership proposition.”
Bullivant says: “I have always believed in the value that a professional body can bring to its membership. As the CII&#39s financial services arm, SOFA is the largest professional body for financial advisers and I relish the challenge of building upon its successes to date.”

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