Sesame announces senior appointments

Nia Williams

September 8, 2010

The group’s current chief operating officer Stephen Young will head up a new unit focused upon delivering a range of new business initiatives, including a new investment platform that will be unveiled later this year.

Stephen continues to report to executive chairman Ivan Martin and also as a member of the group board.

George Higginson has been appointed chief operating officer and will join Sesame Bankhall group in early 2011 from his previous role at Intrinsic, where he was one of the founding directors, as well as the chairman of the Mint IFA Network.

George will lead the operating businesses of Sesame, Bankhall and PMS with a specific focus on developing the group’s response to RDR. George will join the Sesame Bankhall group board and will report to Ivan Martin.

Keith Gilmour has been appointed as business development director to help drive forward and promote Sesame and Bankhall’s growing range of services for members. Keith will be taking up his position in October and joins Sesame Bankhall from Positive Solutions, where he was marketing director. Keith will join the Sesame Bankhall executive committee and will report to George Higginson.

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