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Towry hires ex-Newcastle player for Edinburgh office

by Jun Merrett on Nov 13, 2012 at 12:37

Towry hires ex-Newcastle player for Edinburgh office

National IFA Towry has signed an ex-footballer Pete Cormack as an adviser for its Edinburgh office.

Cormack, who spent 16 years as a defender in both the English and Scottish leagues and played for Newcastle United and Greenock Morton joins Towry from the Royal Bank of Scotland where he was a senior financial planning manager for ten years.

Cormack said: 'My professional footballing career across many Scottish clubs gave me a strong skill set for a position in financial services and I have built upon my playing career with a proven track record as an adviser. I’m looking forward to bringing these skills to new clients at Towry.'

Ross Cameron, wealth advice manager at Towry's Edinburgh office said there was a trend for former sports stars to break into the financial services market at the end of their playing careers.

3 comments so far. Why not have your say?

Caesar Weeswally

Nov 13, 2012 at 16:39

His dad (Peter Cormack Snr) was one of the most underrated foorballers of his day.

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Anthony O' Grady

Nov 13, 2012 at 20:21

Actually wondered whether this article was about PC senior - I remember him too, from his days at Forest and Liverpool. Tidy player.

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Anthony O' Grady

Nov 13, 2012 at 20:26

Ps. I suppose it's not surprising to see ex Scottish players becoming financial advisors, because the Scots are if course, er how can I say, careful with money.

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