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New COO appointed at SANNE

Tuesday 10 January 2017

New COO appointed at SANNE

An outsourced services company has appointed a new Chief Operating Officer.

SANNE has appointed Eric Watson as COO with Phil Godley moving to a new group role of Senior Managing Director.

The firm says that Mr Watson will take charge of the SANNE’s group support functions of IT, operations, human resources, legal and co-sec. He joins SANNE from the Royal Bank of Scotland, where he was programme director for Williams & Glyn Financial Crime. Prior to that, he was at Standard Life and a member of the Standard Life executive leadership group.

Dean Godwin, Chief Executive Officer of Sanne Group plc, said: "Since listing on the London Stock Exchange in 2015, SANNE has achieved substantial growth through the broadening and diversification of our product offering and the expansion of our office network. Over the past 18 months we have welcomed more than 500 people to the business and now have operations spread across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Eric is a highly regarded operations and change management specialist and his expertise will be important for the business as it continues to grow."


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