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Legal & General Appoints New Head of Discretionary Sales.

Martin Holland<br/>Head of Discretionary Sales, Legal & General Investments
Martin Holland
Head of Discretionary Sales, Legal & General Investments

12 March 2014

Martin Holland<br/>Head of Discretionary Sales, Legal & General Investments
Martin Holland
Head of Discretionary Sales, Legal & General Investments

Legal & General Investments (L&GI) has appointed Martin Holland to the newly created role of Head of Discretionary Sales.

Martin joined L&GI after a near 11-year spell at UBS where he was Director, Sales, Discretionary & Fund of Funds, Midland and South regions. Martin worked previously as National Sales Manager for both EMX and Scottish Amicable. Prior to that he spent 19 years in a variety of roles at Eagle Star.

At L&GI, Martin’s remit is to lead the company’s continued drive into the discretionary and fund of fund markets through sales, marketing and product development activities.

Martin reports to Karen Blatchford, Sales and Marketing Director at L&GI, who said:

“Martin will play a key role in positioning L&GI at the forefront of the growing demand for diverse investment strategies and engaging more with our key distributors.

“We want to raise our profile in the discretionary and fund of funds markets and become a core provider of both active and index strategies.

“Discretionary firms are looking to diversify their portfolios post RDR and we have a fantastic range of funds to offer.”

Notes to editors

The information contained in this press release is intended solely for journalists and should not be relied upon by private investors or any other persons to make financial decisions.

The value of investments and any income taken may fall as well as rise, and investors may get back less than they invest. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.

The Legal & General Group, established in 1836, is one of the UK’s leading financial services companies. As at 30 June 2013, we were responsible for investing £440 billion worldwide on behalf of investors, policyholders and shareholders. We also have over seven million customers in the UK for our life assurance, pensions, investments and general insurance plans.


For more information please contact:

Kimberley Robinson

Kimberley Robinson
PR Manager Legal & General Group

t: +44 (0) 203 124 2092
e: kimberley.robinson@group.landg.com


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