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Em- appoints BDM for Ireland and Scotland

Em- has appointed a business development manager for Ireland and Scotland.

Helen Connor will be based in em-s Scottish office and will support field based BDM Linda Grant for the same area.

Connor will both be focussing on managing broker accounts, providing a customer service function and helping brokers with their revenue streams.

Roger Morris, managing director at em-, says: By creating this new position within our sales team for Scotland and Ireland we are demonstrating our commitment to offer the best levels of service for IFAs and brokers across the area.

This is a key appointment for em- as the development for our sales team is crucial in maximising our offering for new and existing intermediaries.

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