Cirencester friendly has appointed a new sales and marketing director.
John Bridge, DipM, FCIM, MAE, MCInstArb, MICM, FPC, AdvCemap and CLTM, has joined the holloway provider as director of sales and marketing.
Bridge is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and holds the Institute's Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing.
He is a past chairman of the Institute's Financial Services Interest Group and has 35 years' experience in the sales and marketing of financial services.
This includes senior positions with Cheltenham & Gloucester before spending the last 20 years in marketing and compliance consultancy.
Paul Hudson (pictured), chief executive of Cirencester friendly, said: "Having identified our need for a marketing and sales professional we are delighted to have secured someone of John's calibre and qualifications.
"John has served as our senior independent director for the past five years and has considerable knowledge of our business.
"His extensive experience and knowledge fit our plans exactly and with his input and guidance we look to achieving more than our already ambitious targets in the coming years," he added.
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