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VitalityInvest appoints new Investment Distribution Director

VitalityInvest has appointed Mark Baldwin as Investment Distribution Director. 

Mark will lead the Investment Specialist team and the Wealth Business Consultant team, responsible for diversifying and strengthening Vitality’s distribution network across the intermediary market. He will also sit on the VitalityInvest’s Executive Committee, in addition to supporting leadership colleagues in supporting the Franchise channel.

Mark has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry primarily in distribution roles across the Wealth, Corporate Pensions and Group Risk markets. He joins VitalityInvest from MetLife where he was a member of their UK executive team. 

His appointment demonstrates VitalityInvest’s ambitious growth plans for 2020 as it looks to help people live a longer, healthier, more financially secure life. In November 2019 the company announced an update on the performance of its VIRO fund range two years on from inception and expansion of its third-party fund range. The enhancements made it easier for advisers to place and monitor client portfolio performance, as well giving them a range of diversified and high performing funds within the Retirement, ISA and Junior ISA wrappers.

Justin Taurog, Managing Director, VitalityInvest said: “Mark is well-respected within the industry, and brings with him a wealth of experience. We’re delighted to have him on board the VitalityInvest leadership team. We have some very ambitious plans for 2020 and he will be integral in helping us to deliver on this.” 

Mark Baldwin, Investment Distribution Director, VitalityInvest, said: “Since VitalityInvest launched in 2018 I have been impressed with its tenacity, innovation and challenger brand mentality. I am excited to be joining the business at such an energetic time and look forward to building on this momentum.”