VitalityInvest hires deputy CEO

Michael Lloyd

January 3, 2019

VitalityLife’s managing director of sales and distribution, Justin Taurog, has been appointed as deputy chief executive of VitalityInvest.

Taurog will focus on operational plans and growing the VitalityInvest business, including the delivery of a direct-to-consumer (D2C) channel later this year. He will continue to manage the delivery of VitalityLife channel.

Herschel Mayers, chief executive of VitalityInvest and VitalityLife, said: “These organisational changes will make our VitalityInvest and VitalityLife propositions even stronger and will be integral to our continuing success as we extend our investment solutions to the D2C market as well as expand and develop our adviser offering across both businesses.”

Andy Philo’s role as director of IFA distribution has been extended to employed distribution channels, including network relationships, exclusive associates, the key account manager channel, the VitalityInvest employed business consultant channel as well as the digital business consultants team.

Sales director Justin Garbutt is now responsible for Vitality’s franchise channel across life, health and Invest as a multi-product distribution channel. The franchise channel is a key platform in the delivery of Invest growth.

Director of legal and business support Sally Burrowes has taken on additional responsibilities alongside her current channels, with the VitalityInvest specialist team now reporting to her.

They will all report directly to Herschel Mayers.

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