CompaniesApr 12 2012

Hornbuckle appoints marketing manager

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ByDonia O’Loughlin

Hornbuckle Mitchell has appointed Alex Footman to the newly-created position of marketing manager as the business aims to build its adviser communications and develop its digital offering.

In his new role, Mr Footman will take control of the Sipp and Ssas provider’s marketing strategy, overseeing a number of areas including advertising, communications, digital and offering strategic leadership for the marketing function.

Mr Footman has almost 10 years of experience in marketing for financial services.

His most recent role was regional marketing manager at Barclays Corporate where he was responsible for the marketing activity across a number of its regional businesses.

Dave White, managing director of Hornbuckle Mitchell, said: “Alex joins the marketing team at a very exciting time and I have no doubt that the wealth of experience he brings with him will be hugely beneficial to Hornbuckle Mitchell.

“Alex has a well-rounded background that fits perfectly with what we hope to achieve and we are delighted to have him join our team.

Mr Footman said: “I am delighted to join Hornbuckle Mitchell and am excited by the prospect of developing the marketing side of the business.

“A lot of hard work and focus has gone into building a compelling brand and I look forward to joining the team to support continued success.

“I am particularly excited about the progress we are making in the digital space as we continually seek to meet the growing needs of the advisory community.”