Standard Life Strengthens Support For Advisers With New Appointment

Tue May 30 2023

Standard Life is delighted to announce the expansion of its team with the appointment of Sorcha Hannon to the position of Business Manager. Hailing from Ballyhaunis and now based in Galway, Sorcha brings over 20 years of experience in helping people plan for and manage their financial futures. She began her career in Ulster Bank where she rose through the ranks before a move to Irish Life, where she held the position of Senior Financial Advisor. Sorcha joins the Standard Life team to support and develop the Galway and Mayo network of adviser partners.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Standard Life at such an exciting period of growth. Standard Life’s reputation is one rooted in integrity and trust; values I share and believe are fundamental in partnerships. I’m looking forward to working with our adviser partners, finding solutions that help more people across Galway and Mayo, feel confident in planning for their financial futures.”

The new appointment is one of several key investments Standard Life is making as its parent group, Phoenix Group, back its ambition to significantly grow the domestic and European business.

Speaking on the recent appointment, Alan Burrows, National Sales Manager, “We’re delighted to welcome Sorcha to the team. At Standard Life, we take great pride in what we do and greater pride in how we do it. We’re passionate about putting the customer at the heart of what we do, knowing that we’re the trusted pair of hands that advisers can rely on to help clients on their journey to, through and in retirement. Sorcha’s extensive experience and understanding of the market will be invaluable to us as we continue to increase our support and strengthen our partnerships with advisers across Ireland”. Our industry is changing at pace and that brings both challenges and opportunities for advisers and providers. We’re ramping up investment, particularly across our people, technology, and product, so that we can help more advisers and offer better solutions.”

Sorcha Hannon, Business Manager.

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