Tony will lead Skandia’s 12 strong team of proposition experts who work with financial advisers to ensure they are fully aware of the various solutions and services available to them. The specialist sales team is responsible for pensions, protection, offshore, trusts and investment solutions.
Tony has previously worked as national sales director for Standard Life and investments director for Standard Life Investments. Most recently Tony has been working as an independent business consultant helping investment and advisory businesses develop product launch and strategic distribution plans.
Tony will start at Skandia on 25 June and will report to Scott Goodsir, managing director of UK distribution.
Scott Goodsir comments:
“At Skandia we pride ourselves on the high quality service we offer to advisers and customers. We believe that advisers should have access to a highly skilled team of proposition specialists, who can help them build suitable investment strategies based on customer needs. Tony has a wealth of experience in this industry and I look forward to working with him to strengthen our adviser facing support.”
Tony Harris comments:
“What a great time to be joining Skandia, they have consistently built impressive propositions for intermediaries and are embarking upon very ambitious plans for the UK market.
“I am hugely enthused by the opportunity to work with such talented colleagues as well as looking forward to helping advisers develop their businesses.”