NOW: Pensions appoints Chief Operating Officer and Director of Operations

Workplace pensions provider NOW: Pensions has appointed Neil Buckley as Chief Operating Officer and Neil Brady as Director of Operations based in NOW: Pensions’ Nottingham office.

Neil Buckley has more than 25 years’ financial services experience across pensions, general insurance, investment and banking and joins NOW: Pensions from Doha Bank where he was Head of Technology and Operations. He has also held senior roles at Pru Health, ING, Bankers Trust, Norwich Union and Merrill Lynch.

Neil Brady joins from Capita where he was Head of Pension Operations for the Teachers’ Pension. He has also held senior roles at Partnership and Barclays Bank.

NOW: Pensions opened its Nottingham office in November 2015 and has appointed 120 people in a wide range of roles including client support, operations, technical support, finance, IT, sales and administration and is continuing to expand.

Morten Nilsson, CEO of NOW: Pensions said: “As our business continues to grow, we are investing heavily, building our internal capabilities and strengthening our senior team in Nottingham. These appointments will support and strengthen both our operational activity and IT platforms.”

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