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PosSol hires ex-Burns Anderson manager as recruitment director
by Jun Merrett on Jan 21, 2013 at 16:27
Aegon-owned national IFA Positive Solutions has appointed another ex-Burns Anderson employee, as recruitment director.
Andrew Rockey was a regional sales manager at Burns Anderson between 200 and 2006, before joining Barclays Wealth as an associate director.
Prior to joining Burns Anderson Rockey was business manager at network Sesame.
Between 2002 and 2008 PosSol chief executive Peter Coleman was director of Burns Anderson, which was one of the networks which made up collapsed financial services group Honister Capital which entered administration in July 2012.
Former Burns Anderson chief executive Michael Hughes was appointed as a non-executive director of Aegon’s distribution board including Positive Solutions an Origen in July 2012.
PosSol also recruited former Honister Capital chief executive Richard Pearson.
Rockey has taken over from Ian Clisby, who was PosSol interim head of recruitment who has been appointed to the newly created position of head of development and service.
Peter Coleman, chief executive of Positive Solutions said: 'I am very pleased that Andrew has chosen to join Positive Solutions. He has a proven track record of first-rate leadership, recruitment expertise and business consultancy skills.
'The appointments of both Andrew and Ian are essential in not only improving the service and proposition we provide to our partners but also in delivering the next two stages of our strategic growth plan for Positive Solutions, which are to help our partners build stronger more profitable businesses and to increase the number of IFAs we recruit.'
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