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The industry&#39s comings and goings

Farewells across the financial services sector include Howard Davies, who turned down the job at the Bank of England for a job at the London School of Economics, departing Sofa chairman John Porteous, who is going to concentrate on his heavy-metal air guitar technique, and departing Aifa chairman Lord Hunt of the Wirral.

The Misys household saw the departure of network godfather Ken Davy, currently working on setting up a competitor, and Nick Andsell who sailed off into the sunset to get away from IFAs.

Scottish Widows&#39 David Graham, Zurich&#39s Ray Greenshields, Standard Life&#39s Scott Bell and AMP&#39s Tom Fraser were among the more high-profile scalps to make their departures this year.

Equitable chief finance officer Charles Bellringer walked off with a £100,000 golden goodbye from all his satisfied customers after a job well done.

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