OM Wealth hires pension specialist duo

OM Wealth hires pension specialist duo

Old Mutual Wealth has appointed two pension specialists to its sales team, Roddy Munro and Tim Mason.

The new hires increase the group’s specialist sales team to 19, with four dedicated to pensions.

The new duo will cover the north region, aiming to support advisers through the upcoming pension changes and beyond, through workshops, forums and one-to-one sessions.

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Tim Mason is a fellow of the Personal Finance Society, associate of the Pension Management Institute and a Certified financial planner.

He has more than 14 years’ experience in the financial service market, including a previous role at Skandia, but joins from Just Retirement, after spending three years as a key account director.

Roddy Munro is a Chartered financial planner and associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He joins after 24 years at Scottish Widows, where he supported the London, Scotland and Northern Ireland sales teams and helped develop the retirement account proposition.

Tony Harris, head of specialist sales at Old Mutual Wealth, said: “The job of our specialists is to take what are very often complex matters and make them accessible for both advisers and their clients and we have seen unprecedented demand for the kind of support they provide.”