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Royal London 360° picks two for Europe and Middle East

Royal London 360° has expanded its sales team with two new appointments in Europe and the Middle East.

Joe Kelly joins as a business development manager for Europe and Mark Croucher joins as a regional sales consultant in the Middle East.

Kelly will be responsible for developing non-EU distribution for the firm as well as qualifying recognised overseas pension scheme opportunities and other trust and company structures relevant to the offshore bond market.

Prior to joining the group, he was regional director for Europe with Royal Skandia for over 13 years.

In Dubai, Croucher will focus on building new relationships to expand the company’s presence in the Middle East.

His recent roles include working for a global IFA in South Africa and a major African product provider in West Africa.

Kelly says: “Apart from with profits distribution for its parent company in Germany, European markets are a relatively new focus for Royal London 360°. The European trust markets are well developed and Royal London 360° is well equipped to handle the technicalities of trust and estate planning matters.”

Croucher says: “I am delighted to be joining an experienced team and I look forward to building on their success.”


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