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Ex-Sesame and PosSol exec joins Zurich to deal with advisers

Keith Gilmour, a forme director at networks Sesame Bankhall and Positive Solutions, has left his current role as partnership manager at Axa to take up the role of head of retail key relationships at Zurich.

He will take up his role at the start of June, reporting to Richard Howells, UK intermediary sales director for Zurich’s UK Life business.

His responsibilities will include managing Zurich’s national accounts team and “engagement with key distribution partners, leading relationships with Zurich’s largest fund managers and being a senior member of the sales management team”.

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He previously worked at Sesame Bankhall and Positive Solutions, where he was marketing director.

Mr Gilmour left his role as business development director at Sesame Bankhall back in 2011 after only a year in the post.

Mr Howells, who also used to work at Bankhall, said: “Keith has an excellent knowledge and understanding of the distribution market.

“He has built up a huge amount of experience working in a broad range of senior roles which will be important to our delivery of market-leading investment and protection solutions.”