Curtis Banks names ex-Embark head Peter Docherty as interim CEO

Joins at ‘critical juncture’ as Nucleus acquires SIPP firm

Jenna Brown
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Curtis Banks has hired Peter Docherty as interim chief executive (CEO) and an executive director, pending regulatory approval, as its acquisition by Nucleus proceeds.

Nucleus announced its intention to buy the self-invested person pension (SIPP) provider for £242m on 6 January with the view to creating a retirement-focused adviser platform with about £80bn of assets under administration.  Docherty's appointment means David Barral will revert to the role of non-executive chairman from 1 February 2023, having been executive chairman since August 2022. A stock exchange announcement said Docherty has more than 20 years' experience in financial services and was most recently CEO and managing director of the Embark Platform. He was also previously CEO an...

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