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Hopwood quits Bankhall

Former Bankhall IT director Nigel Hopwood is leaving the firm after two years following a merger of its IT and operations departments.

Hopwood is assisting new IT and operations director David Scott with the merger. Bankhall says that the move is an indirect result of the new environment created by the regulation of the general insurance and mortgage sectors.

Hopwood, who was at Norwich Union for eight years before joining Bankhall, was considered for the IT and operations role but decided to remain solely in IT. He is in discussions with other companies.

He says: “I am a little disappointed to be leaving now, particularly with the success of IFAengine.”

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