Independent wrap platform Ascentric has appointed Matt Nelson and Lester Curley to its business development team.
The duo will report to head of national sales Alan Ferguson.
Nelson will cover the North as business development manager and has 25 years experience in financial services with 22 years in client facing roles. Prior to joining Ascentric, he worked for HSBC GAM, Sun Life Financial of Canada, Winterthur and NPI.
Curley joins as a sales development manager and has over 20 years experience working with intermediaries in a number of client facing roles. He joins Ascentric from Russell Investments where he was a regional director. Prior to this Curley worked for Standard Life for over 12 years where latterly he was the investment development manager for the Midlands.
Mike Morrow (pictured), sales and marketing director at Ascentric, says: “We are particularly proud of our track record and reputation within the wrap platform market. Lester and Matt are important additions to our business development team as they both have considerable experience working with and understanding what intermediaries are looking for.”
Last month, Ascentric announced the appointments of Philip Gilder and Jason Owen to its propositions team.