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Tisa appoints Solway as chairman

The Tax Incentivised Savings Association announced today (28 February) that it has appointed Tony Solway as chairman, with effect from 1 July 2012.

He will replace John Brasington as chairman as he is retiring after 12 years in the role. Mr Brasington will continue to serve on the board.

Mr Solway has served on the board as a non-executive director since July 2008. He has extensive financial services experience across a number of sectors, gathered over a career of almost 30 years.

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He is chairman of The IMS Group and is currently advising a number of stockbroking and asset management businesses in the City of London on matters of business strategy, governance and operational performance.

Mr Solway said: “I am particularly pleased to become chairman at a time when Tisa is growing in influence within the industry.

“The recent completion of the re-registration project is an excellent example of how Tisa is able to bring interested parties together to find a consensus solution to an issue that affects both the industry and the consumer.”

Mr Brasington said: “I am extremely proud to have been chairman for the past 12 years but feel now is the time to hand over the reins.

“I am confident that Tony Solway, who has extensive experience of the UK and global savings and investments sector, will do an outstanding job of supporting the association during its next period of development.”