Super-network and software giant Misys has made a ser ies of management
changes aimed at consolidating expansion of its IFA networks.
It says the changes will provide a platform for future development.
A number of the appointments are at the recently formed Misys IFA Services
which is designed to supp ort the company's networks Countrywide, Financial
Options Group and Kestrel.
Misys IFA Services will also absorb the recently acquired ie group which
owns IFA Network.
Misys now has over 4,000 registered individuals, making it the dominant
Chief executive of the company's insurance division, Ivan Martin, now also
becomes IFA Services managing director. The other Misys IFA Services board
members are sales and marketing director Max Wright, commercial director
Rick Francis and financial director Kevin Budge. All come from within the
Former Financial Options sales and marketing director Andrew Bedford
becomes Misys IFA services head of marketing.
Countrywide's new man- aging director is Tony Wood, previously of Zifa.
Former Financial Options joint managing director Ron Leith is its only
managing director and former Countrywide head of sales development Jonathan
White is made membership director of Kestrel.