Virgin One has appointed Anthony Richardson, 35, as head of business partnerships. He will lead a team of five business partnership managers working with IFAs.
Richardson has 16 years of intermediary experience and was formerly national account manager at Abbey National.
The appointment is in preparation for Virgin One's launch into the intermediary market this summer. When the IFA service is launched, Virgin One will offer immediate over-the-phone agreements and 24-hour telephone and internet support.