Brendan Dolan will become the new sales director for Old Mutual International, part of Old Mutual Wealth, subject to the appropriate regulatory approvals. Brendan has been with the company for over 25 years, the last 10 years have been spent in Dubai, heading up the Middle East and Africa region.
Brendan has over 33 years’ experience in Financial Services, and has developed considerable knowledge of the international industry during this period. He has a deep understanding of distribution channels, including traditional IFA channels, as well as Bancassurance and Private Banking channels. He has strong technical, operational and sales knowledge, combined with an excellent market insight and a proven ability to develop and grow a business.
Old Mutual International is seeking a replacement for Brendan’s role in the Middle East. In the meantime, he and the existing team in the Middle East will continue to support advisers locally.
Peter Kenny, managing director, Old Mutual International commented:
“This is a natural progression for Brendan, and is recognition of the significant contribution Brendan has made in growing the Old Mutual International business and in developing and leading his team locally in the Middle East.
“The international advice industry is evolving, and it is more important than ever that we play a proactive role in supporting advisers, helping them build sustainable business models. Brendan has real passion for improving customer outcomes and his collaborative leadership style will be a real asset to our business during this period of transition.”
Brendan Dolan commented:
“I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to lead the international distribution team. Old Mutual International has a great pool of talent and we are well-respected within the industry for the unrivalled support and technical expertise we provide. I look forward to building on our success and growing the international business for the benefit of both advisers and customers.”