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Zurich appoints five pension consultants

Zurich has appointed five new specialist pension consultants to raise the awareness of the Zurich pension proposition in the intermediary market.

Alan Godbeer, Andy Nash, Dave Lawson, Paul Rutland and Mark Thewlis will also be responsible for hosting technical pensions seminars to support Zurich’s current reviewing pensions fairly campaign.

Godbeer joins from L&G and has held previous technical and sales roles with NPI, Scottish Equitable and Towry Law.

Nash has worked in the pensions industry for 24 years and was previously an IFA and Lawson joins from Scottish Widows with 22 years of industry experience.

Rutland previously worked at O&M Systems in a senior management capacity and has held pensions management positions prior to that and Thewlis previously worked for Clerical Medical as head of pensions sales.

Zurich UK Life intermediary sales director Richard Howells says: “We are delighted to welcome all five new pension specialists on board and we are confident that they will be a great asset to our team. We aim to make it easy for distributors to do business with us and offer them support through training and marketing support.

“The appointment of the pension specialists will allow us to offer this specialist support to an even greater number of distributors as we seek to grow our share of the pensions market.”


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