Royal London 360° has appointed Vicky Ackers as head of investment to replace Mark Kennett who has been appointed as head of investment strategy.
Ackers will be responsible for managing a team of more than 20 dealing and investment specialists. In his new role, Kennett will focus on Royal London 360°’s investment strategy, overseeing key relationships and the implementation of a new dealing infrastructure in conjunction with InvestPro.
Before joining Royal London 360°, Ackers spent eight years as relationship manager at HSBC Custody Services. She has also worked at the Bank of Bermuda (Isle on Man) that integrated into HSBC in 2005.
Royal London 360° director of customer operations Terry Kelly says: “Vicky Ackers is an exceptionally experienced financial services professional, and I am delighted that she will be bringing her expertise to Royal London 360°’s Investment department. Her knowledge and passion for her work will be crucial as the company undergoes a restructure of its core investment processes in the coming months.”