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Widows&#39 Graham and Hogg to retire after restructure

David Graham and Sandy Hogg are both set to retire at the same time after 37 years at Scottish Widows following an internal review of the company&#39s management structure.

Brand and network development director Graham, 56, and IFA sales director Hogg, 53, will leave by the end of the year despite both being offered new roles. Widows says they are leaving on good terms.

Robert Wyllie becomes intermediary and partnerships director and will lead the company&#39s push in the depolarised world. Peter Hendry is appointed sales director. Widows is also appointing George And-rew to the newly created role of head of industry relations.

The restructuring follows an internal review by managing director (marketing and distribution) Nathan Moss. Widows has also seen the dep-arture of Mike Smith, former international business development director of its recently closed international arm.

Wyllie says: “There is no question of them being pushed out. The company is strengthening its IFA and intermediary management structure to take advantage of opportunities post-polarisation.”

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