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Tax expert in move to Pru

Prudential has appointed Scottish Life International technical manager Gerry Brown as tax and trust manager with responsibility for its onshore and offshore inheritance tax planning products.

He will be in charge of developing Prudential’s tax and trust propositions and will work with advisers to provide technical guidance and specialist support.

Brown, who will join Prudential in the autumn, has extensive experience in taxation with HM Revenue & Customs and in private practice.

He has held a number of roles in the life and pension industry and was previously a tax partner at Pannell Kerr Forster and a corporate tax manager at Touche Ross & Co.

Prudential International director of product and market development Fraser Johnston says: “Gerry’s knowledge and expertise is respected marketwide with advisers.

“This is a key appointment that will further develop our extensive IHT solutions capability and extend our existing relationships with advisers in this market.”

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