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Wood to run networks in Misys shuffle

Tony Wood is taking over as network director for Countrywide and Kestrel, with Max Wright promoted within the Misys organisation.

Wright is taking up a business development role at Misys IFA Services.

In his new role, Wood will report to Misys IFA Services chief executive Patrick Gale. He joined Misys in March last year from Zifa, where he was head of networks.

Wright will now report to Misys financial services division chief executive Ivan Martin and will be based in the Birmingham divisional office.

He joined the company in November 1998 as sales and marketing director of Countrywide from Colonial, where he had set up its IFA business.

The latest management changes follow the recent move by Nick Ansell from Misys&#39 Financial Options division to become chief executive of the recently acquired DBS network.

Martin says: “Max&#39s appointment adds both substantial industry experience and expertise to the divisional team to facilitate our continued growth. By choosing Tony to succeed Max, we are continuing with the best management to ensure the delivery of the highest levels of service to the network membership.”

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