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Swip appoints Kevin Addison as head of wholesale

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has named Kevin Addison as its head of wholesale replacing Tony Maddock.

Swip says it has also promoted Martin Jenkins to the role of London and South East IFA sales manager, adding Addison will recruit for a new sales manager.

Maddock quit the firm in November 2010 to replace Charlie Wilson at Lazard Asset Management.

Addison joined Swip in 2008 was previously head of discretionary sales in the wholesale team. Based in London, he will report to Swip director of sales and marketing John Brett.

Before joining Swip, Addison was regional sales manager at Gartmore.

Brett says: “The developments within the wholesale team will help us deliver our ambitions of becoming the investment provider of choice in the wholesale marketplace and continue to provide clients with the excellent service and expertise they expect in this highly competitive market.”

Swip yesterday announced a new ‘perform’ brand campaign to be unveiled throughout the first quarter of 2011, centred around aviation motifs.

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