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Cofunds adds to development team

Cofunds has confirmed new senior appointments to its business development team, all of which have been made internally.

Helen Colson has been appointed business development director, with responsibility for IFA and fund manager relationships.

Mark Jones becomes marketing director.

Richard Preston assumes responsibility for Cofunds relationship with Legal & General.

Russell Lancaster has been appointed director of fund manager relationships.

The companys recent alliance with Legal & General will allow it to add single premium insurance and pension products to its platform.


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