Nucleus has appointed Punter Southall chairman Angus Samuels as non-executive chairman following the passing of Paul Bradshaw earlier this year.
Samuels has been a non-executive director at Nucleus since 2006 and was instrumental in setting up the firm. He also holds other non-executive positions at Psigma Investment Management and Sanlam UK and is also currently chairman of Punter Southall Group.
Bradshaw, who was non-executive chairman of Nucleus for over ten years and founder of Skandia, passed away in January.
David Ferguson (pictured), founder and chief executive at Nucleus, said: "Paul introduced me to Angus in 2005 and a year or so later he backed us to get Nucleus up and running, with Paul assuming the non-executive chairman position he held until his untimely passing.
"Angus is the only other person who has been there for the whole Nucleus story and I am particularly pleased that he has agreed to succeed Paul as non-executive chairman. I know Paul would approve immensely. Angus is a gentleman of remarkable integrity and incredible experience and his incisive insight and ability to focus us on what really matters, and then hold us to account, will ensure the Nucleus board operates to the highest standards."
Samuels said: "I would like to thank David Ferguson and the Nucleus board for giving me the opportunity to help grow the business as non-executive chairman. Paul Bradshaw was a hugely influential figure who will be dearly missed by all who knew him and he has left some big shoes for me to fill.
"Nucleus has a uniquely compelling proposition and I believe it has the potential to continue to grow, develop and challenge the long-held assumptions of the platform market. I look forward with huge excitement to contributing to its future success."
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