Royal London expands distribution team with new head of strategic partnerships

Mutual insurance giant, Royal London, has announced that its latest appointment will further strengthen relationships with its strategic partners ahead of the Consumer Duty.

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Warren Lewis
26th April 2023
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Ronnie Binnie has been appointed by Royal London as the Head of Strategic Partnerships, a role which will see him help to cement relationships with adviser partners, creating opportunities to engage and bringing valued insight into the business which will support the continued development of Royal London’s propositions.

Mr Binnie joins from wealth management group, Evelyn Partners, where he was Managing Partner and Head of Office, in Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Ronnie has career has spanned 35 years in the life and pensions industry, with much of his time spent in the advice sector in various adviser-facing roles.

Ronnie will be based in Edinburgh and will report to UK Distribution Director, Siobhan Barrow.

Siobhan said: “Ronnie is well-regarded in the adviser market and a strong addition to the Royal London distribution team. His breadth of experience and industry connections will enable us to work even more closely with adviser partners.

“Ronnie’s most recent role within a financial adviser business will be invaluable as we continue to develop our strategic partnerships, giving us an even deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities adviser firms face, and how we can support them.”

Ronnie said: “I’m delighted to be joining Royal London at such an important time for the industry with the implementation of the Consumer Duty. The Royal London team has a real focus on building successful, mutually beneficial relationships, and I’m really looking forward to playing my part in contributing to that.”

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