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Towergate Financial appoints new director

Towergate Financial has appointed Dan Russell as director of client proposition.

Russell will be responsible for the private client proposition launched by Towergate Financial at the end of 2009.    

Reporting to Business Development Director Dan Saulter, Russell will lead the continued development of the proposition including platforms, investment solutions and adviser tools.

He will also lead the roll-out of the Transition Toolkit to new IFA firms. 

The toolkit was launched on August 2, 2009 as a suite of plug-and-play tools designed to help adviser firms transition their business to a recurring fee model ahead of the RDR.

Saulter says: “I am delighted that Dan has joined our team at such an exciting time in the Towergate Financial journey. He is an experienced and highly regarded professional who will add significant value to the business.”

Towergate Financial chief executive Ian Darby adds: “This appointment yet again demonstrates our intention to attract the very best talent. Dan will develop our client proposition and provide the very best service to our clients, advisers and partners as we move towards the new RDR world.”

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