AXA Wealth’s Elevate business adds to its business development team by appointing Shaun Sandiford to its established team of distribution directors.

Reporting to Andy Coleman, head of business development for AXA Elevate, Shaun joins from Ascentric, where he was head of sales. This followed over six years with Abbey Wealth Management, where he held director positions throughout.

18 March 2010

Posted in Financial results

by Stephen Sobeyx (see media contact)

With over 25 years experience in financial services, Shaun has worked with Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, Henderson Global Investors, Flemings Asset Management and Old Mutual International.

Shaun has spoken has spoken at numerous specialist wrap conferences and symposiums over recent years, and holds a robust reputation among his industry peers. Shaun will continue to attend and participate in these events within his new role at AXA Elevate.

Shaun Sandiford says: "I believe that the AXA Elevate platform is a most appealing solution as it can be used both by IFAs starting the move to holistic financial planning and by those who are completing their journey."

David Thompson, head of investments and distribution, AXA Wealth, says: "Shaun brings a wealth of practical and transitional experience to the recently upgraded Elevate platform.

"There has been a significant increase in the number of advisers adopting platforms in the run up to the RDR. In order to continue responding to the changing market dynamic and demand, Elevate will continue to grow its established and well-regarded business development team."