Adviser fintech Wealth Wizards has appointed Ben Hampton as its new chief government.
He’ll take up the function from 1 January when founder and present chief government, Andrew Firth, will focus full time on his function as chairman.
Mr Hampton joined the Royal London-owned agency as chief product officer in February from Abrdn the place he ran its digital retirement recommendation enterprise.
He began his profession at Customary Life the place he certified as an actuary. He has held senior roles in technique, distribution and proposition improvement.
Mr Hampton mentioned: “It’s a privilege to be appointed chief government and to be requested to guide such a pushed and gifted workforce at a pivotal time within the improvement of Wealth Wizards, and likewise for the monetary providers business.
“Prospects want entry to reasonably priced monetary recommendation now greater than ever and I’m passionate concerning the distinction recommendation and progressive types of steering could make.”
Mr Firth mentioned: “I’m delighted Ben has agreed to tackle the function of chief government. He has made a huge effect since he arrived in the beginning of 2022. His market data is outstanding, and his dedication to the way forward for digital recommendation and steering is infectious. Ben has remodeled our product technique and has been pivotal in bringing new shoppers on board with our expertise.”
Wealth Wizards was based in 2009 and focuses on automating monetary recommendation.
The corporate additionally operates its personal digital IFA known as MyEva and in June this 12 months launched the Turo Wellbeing software program to information customers by means of wellbeing questions and content material.
Royal London acquired Wealth Wizards in March 2021. The corporate relies in Leamington Spa and has 80 workers.