Standard Life has appointed Chris Divito as head of platform distribution.
Divito, who has held a number of roles within the distribution division during a 14-year stint at the company, replaces Steve Sands who has moved on to business development director within distribution.
"Chris brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this role, he was one of the original team responsible for developing our platform strategy and approach," said Standard Life retail take to market managing director Ronnie Taylor.
"We are continually striving to make the adviser experience with us even better and Chris has all the skills to make this happen."
Divito said: "I am very much looking forward to the challenge of leading our platform strategy and making sure we achieve our ambition of being the number one platform in the UK market.
"As we approach our fifth anniversary of our wrap platform I think we are uniquely placed, through our legacy of being an intermediary focused, service driven organisation, to take the platform market to a new level."
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