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Former Ageas marketing head Andy Milburn to join Close Brothers

Andy Milburn

Former Ageas head of marketing Andy Milburn will join Close Brothers as marketing manager for employee benefit solutions next week, Money Marketing understands.

Milburn will be employed on a contractual basis. He begins his new role on Monday.

Milburn left his role as client and business development director at PR firm Teamspirit in March for “personal reasons”. He joined Teamspirit in January.

Prior to this, Milburn was head of marketing at Ageas. He held the same role at Munich Re and has also held marketing roles at Royal Liver and RSA.

A Close Brothers spokeswoman declined to comment.


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