Heartwood has appointed Jeremy Croysdill as client director; he will report to Simon Dixon, head of private wealth management.
Reliance Mutual has brought in Oliver Johnson as a non-executive director; he is currently chief executive for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.
The Institute of Financial Planning has appointed Steve Gazzard, the current chief operating officer, as its interim chief executive. Current chief executive, Nick Cann, suffered a stroke at the end of March.
Bath-based Epoch Wealth Management has appointed financial adviser Garrett Cotter to its team. He comes from Argentis Financial Management’s London office, where he held a similar position.
Aviva Investors has announced the appointment of Sunita Kara as portfolio manager for European high yield.