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Close Asset Management appoints senior duo

Close Asset Management has appointed Andrew Gillespie as marketing director and Anita Juneja as head of strategic relationships.

Gillespie joins from Standard Life where he was managing director of marketing in the UK. He is expected to raise the firm’s profile among private and institutional investors and will report to head of UK wealth management Steven Mendel.

Juneja joins from Cofunds where she was head of business implementation, including the embedding of platform services into adviser firms. She will be responsible for establishing the firm’s relationshup with platforms, wraps and life assurance companies.

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  1. He’s gone after less than one year (it was announced internally in May), but he still had time to fire the entire marketing team (within the first 3 months) and outsource everything to the same marketing agency (meteorite) that he used in his previous 2 or 3 assignments.

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