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MGM Advantage appoints new commercial actuary

MGM Advantage has appointed Mark Joannes as its commercial actuary in its Designs for Retirement team.

Joannes will report to the head of the division, Craig Fazzini-Jones and will be responsible for optimising the pricing of our retirement products and supporting product development.

He joins the firm this month after having spent the last seven years at Watson Wyatt.

Fazzini-Jones, says: “Two thirds of UK consumers at retirement still do not shop around to make sure they get the right product at the right price and we aim to put this right. Mark will play an important role in making this happen by making sure we offer the most competitive and innovative products available”.


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