SJP names ex-Pru boss Mark FitzPatrick as next chief executive

To take over from Andrew Croft who is set to retire from top job

Jenna Brown
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St James’s Place (SJP) has named Mark FitzPatrick as its next chief executive (CEO) taking over from long-serving Andrew Croft.

FitzPatrick will join the SJP board as CEO designate on 1 October and, subject to regulatory approval, become CEO on 1 December. SJP said he had been chosen after an "extensive and robust selection process" which had considered both internal and external candidates. FitzPatrick succeeds Croft who has worked for SJP since 1993. He was chief financial officer from 2004 to 2017 and CEO since 2018. He will step down from the board on 1 December. FitzPatrick was previously group CEO of Prudential on an interim basis until February this year. He was also chief financial officer of Pruden...

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