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Rathbone appoints new sales manager

Rathbone Investment Management, which has over £5bn funds under discretionary management, has appointed Julia Harrington as sales manager.

Her role will be to lead Rathbone&#39s expansion in the self invested personal pension and small self administered scheme markets.

Harrington has 12 years experience in the pensions arena and joins Rathbones from M&G where she specialised in the SIPP and SSAS markets.

Prior to M&G Harrington worked for Scottish Equitable and Friends Provident.

SIPP Providers Group head of pensions Bob Salt says: “Julia will help us develop our new business in what is rapidly becoming an important growth area for Rathbones.”

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