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Voyant UK appoints director of sales

IFA technology firm Voyant UK has appointed Gary Shepherd as director of sales for its Voyant Adviser range.

Shepherd will be responsible for the business development and distribution of Voyant Adviser. He will closely alongside chief operating officer Bob Freeman to identify and develop sales opportunities and strategies for Voyant within UK financial planning and wealth management firms.

Shepherd has almost 20 years experience in the IFA technology and ecommerce sector, including business development and sales management roles at 1st Software, Quay and Intelliflo.

He joins from Norland Technology where he was vice president of corporate development.

Voyant UK chief operating officer Bob Freeman says: “We are very excited to welcome Gary to the Voyant UK team as our director of sales.

“His many years of hands on experience working with the IFA community will be an invaluable asset as we continue through 2011 to build on the success of Voyant Adviser and further expand our client base.”

Voyant UK director of sales Gary Shepherd says: “I am really looking forward to working with the team at Voyant, they are absolutely committed to providing a first class solution to UK financial planners.

“With all of the changes happening within the IFA market, Voyant is providing exciting and practical solutions to help advisers transition their businesses.”

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