Former Pink boss Mark Graves joins Sesame


Former Pink director Mark Graves has been appointed sales director at advice network Sesame.

Graves, who left Pink after three and a half years running the network in June, will report directly to Sesame executive chairman John Cowan.

Cowan says: “Mark has built a strong and successful track record based on his close working relationship with adviser firms. It was clear from our first meeting that he is the ideal person with the right credentials to further strengthen our experienced executive team. We are thrilled that Mark has agreed to join us and help to quickly put our plans into action.

“Following the completion of our strategic review we are now focused on the future. This appointment is a further signal to our members, clients and staff, along with the wider market, that we are absolutely committed to driving our business forward as we embark on a new phase of growth and development.”

Graves adds: “SBG is a rejuvenated business with a strong adviser base and a positive vision for the future. I have been impressed by the group’s strong team ethos and its commitment to work closely with advisers on a range of valuable new initiatives.”