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Suffolk Life appoints Will Self as MD, David Hobbs moves to Cofunds


Suffolk Life has appointed Will Self as managing director, with current MD David Hobbs moving to Cofunds to take the position of managing director of operational services.

Self, who is currently product and operations director at the Sipp provider, and Hobbs are expected to take up their new roles on 1 July.

Self says: “Having been with Suffolk Life for over 10 years, I have seen and been heavily involved in the growth plan and acquisitions. 

“Taking the reins as managing director is a natural progression and the strong management team remains in place.”


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