The future of Embark? Platform CEO outlines a post-acquisition path

Jackie Leiper discusses recent resignations and plans for the future

Ayesha Venkataraman
clock • 3 min read

Adviser platform Embark has hired a new senior team to match its new direction of travel following a recent spate of executive resignations, chief executive (CEO) Jackie Leiper says.

In October, the business lost several senior managers including former CEO Peter Docherty, programme manager and business design lead, Nolon Owen, operations transformation and oversight director Kirstie Russell, chief commercial officer Toby Larkman, senior programme manager Angus Gunn, and marketing consultant Lisa Worley. It comes after Embark and its subsidiary brands were sold to Lloyds Banking Group for £390m in February. The deal was announced in July 2021, as part of Lloyd's plan to increase the reach of its investment offerings for customers, while also enhancing its intermediar...

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