He will take up the role on 1 January 2023. Founder and current chief executive Andrew Firth will continue as chairman
Wealth Wizards, a financial advice technology provider, has appointed Ben Hampton as chief executive.
He will take up the role on 1 January 2023. Founder and current chief executive Andrew Firth will continue as chairman.
Hampton joined the UK-based company this year from abrdn, where he led its digital retirement advice business.
Prior to this, Hampton started his career at Standard Life, qualifying as an actuary, before holding a number of roles across strategy, distribution and proposition development.
On the move, Firth said: “His market knowledge is exceptional, and his commitment to the future of digital advice and guidance is infectious. Ben has transformed our product strategy and has been pivotal in bringing new clients on board with our technology.”
On his new role and the financial services industry, Hampton said: “Customers need access to affordable financial advice now more than ever and I’m passionate about the difference advice and innovative forms of guidance can make.
“I have seen first-hand the power of our technology in delivering real change for customers and I am excited at the potential we have to make an even bigger, positive impact.”
Founded in 2009, Wealth Wizards has a B2B customer base in the UK, across wealth management, tier-1 banks, pension providers and large insurers.
Last year, Wealth Wizards was acquired by Royal London, a pension and investment company.
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