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Lighthouse MD Stephen Gazard to join Sesame as distribution director

Lighthouse Advisory Services managing director Stephen Gazard is joining Sesame Bankhall Group as distribution director, Money Marketing understands.

Gazard (pictured) has led Lighthouse Group’s network arm since April 2011 following the company restructure which brought together the Falcon Group and LighthouseXpress brands. Gazard was previously Falcon Group managing director.

Money Marketing revealed earlier today that Sesame Bankhall managing director of distribution Nick Kelly has left the company following a reshuffle of its executive team. A new distribution director role has been created encompassing the majority of Kelly’s duties, which Gazard is understood to be taking up.

A Sesame Bankhall spokesman declined to comment on whether Gazard is joining, but says: “Sesame Bankhall is well advanced in the process of appointing a new distribution director and expects to make a further executive announcement in the near future.”

Lighthouse Group chief executive Malcolm Streatfield declined to comment.

Gazard was unavailable for comment.


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There are 6 comments at the moment, we would love to hear your opinion too.

  1. A sad loss for Lighthouse and a result for Sesame.

  2. The best man left at Lighthouse leaves! Well done Sesame.

  3. I agree, Stephen was a shining light, you will be missed. A true legend.

  4. That is a real shame for us network members at Lighthouse …. a real gentleman who knows his stuff and does what he says he will …..

  5. Lighthouse Adviser 17th November 2012 at 11:23 am

    Whilst not a surprise that is certainly disappointing for those of us still at Lighthouse …..

    A true gentleman and man of his word who knows his stuff, understands the issues and does what he says he will.

    Time to look at alternative homes then ……

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