Investment Funds Direct Limited (IFDL) has appointed Rob Beverley as Institutional Sales Director with immediate effect.
IFDL is the provider of the independent wrap platform that powers a growing number of platform solutions, including the Towergate Wealth Platform, Succession Investment Platform, Openwork as well as Ascentric.
Rob has 18 years experience within the financial services industry, with 11 years specifically in the UK platform sector, and joined IFDL in August 2008 as Strategic Accounts Manager where he focused on developing new business relationships with major distributors and more recently as Head of Strategic Relationships. Since joining IFDL, he has seen assets under management on the platform grow from £500 million to over £3.5 billion.
Hugo Thorman, IFDL's Managing Director said, "We have experienced tremendous growth, seen our proposition develop considerably over the last three years, and this year reached the significant milestone of profitability. Rob has played an important role in helping us achieve that and I am confident he will continue to play a key role in our continued success. He is well respected both within our organisation and also amongst our strategic accounts and adviser firms."