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Openwork appoints Buchanan and Smart as non-exec directors

Openwork has appointed Ian Buchanan and Andy Smart as non-executive board directors.

Buchanan is a technology and operations executive who was most recently group chief information officer at Barclays and chief operating officer for Barclaycard. He has also held executive roles at Société Générale, Alliance & Leicester and Nomura.

Smart spent much of his 30 year career at Zurich Insurance where he was latterly Global Life head of governance.

He also began his financial services career at Allied Dunbar and also worked at Zurich Advice Network – both precursors Openwork.

Openwork chief executive Mark Duckworth: “We are thrilled to welcome Ian and Andy to the board. Both bring specialist knowledge to the table. Ian’s insight will be invaluable as we transform our operating systems, and Andy’s expertise will be hugely beneficial as we ensure that the financial needs and requirements of Openwork’s end customers are properly met.”

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