11 July 2013
Skandia International, the offshore business of Old Mutual Wealth, has strengthened its sales team in Singapore with the appointment of two new sales managers. The addition of Jammine Soh and Huw Wedlock will enable Skandia International to develop and expand its distribution footprint with key partners and support its growth strategy in South East Asia.
Jammine Soh has been appointed to build on the domestic financial adviser distributor base, matching Skandia’s open architecture expertise with the increasingly sophisticated demands of South East Asian investors and their financial advisers. Jammine joins from Zurich International where she spent seven years as a sales manager. She has an in depth knowledge of the local Singapore financial adviser market and very strong strategic relationships with key domestic financial adviser firms in Singapore.
Huw Wedlock, who will join at the end of the summer, will focus on deepening the relationships Skandia International has with key partner financial adviser accounts. Huw is currently a successful wealth management consultant with Skandia in the UK. He has been with Skandia since 2004 and has a strong technical ability together with a proven track record of building lasting relationships and delivering results.
Both Jammine and Huw will report into Chris Ivinson, head of sales for Skandia in ASEAN.
Craig Ellis, head of region and chief executive officer for Skandia in Singapore, comments:
“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jammine and Huw who both bring with them a vast amount of knowledge and expertise to our sales team. These appointments demonstrate our commitment to developing quality distribution partners across the Asian region, focusing on, and supporting, those financial advisers that want to grow their business.”