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Exclusive Connections launches in Northern Ireland

Exclusive Connections has revealed it is setting up a branded office in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

The launch is set for January 11, with Joy Fletcher taking on the role of business development manager at the new venture.

Matthew Arena, managing director of Exclusive Connections, says: This is a perfect example of how Exclusive Connections is able to partner members to help them build distributions through expansion.

The Northern Ireland market is growing and the timing of the launch will benefit both Northern Ireland intermediaries as well as their clients.

Peter Hatton, sales and marketing director at Jigsaw, who has been advising Exclusive Connections on the new development, says: The Northern Ireland market offers great potential and has seen rapid growth in the last 12 to 24 months.

“Under the Exclusive Connections umbrella, we have the opportunity to grow the business substantially by moving into the Northern Ireland arena.


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