Andy Seed has been appointed corporate distribution manager for strategic partnerships at Zurich Corporate Savings.
Prior to joining Zurich, he was an executive director at JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM), where he led UK defined contribution (DC) sales.
Change in the corporate market meant stronger relationships with employee benefit consultancies was more important than ever, the firm said.
Prior to joining JPMAM, Seed (pictured above) spent 17 years in consulting where most recently, he led KPMG's London based DC solutions advisory team.
He also sat in a national role as an integral part of KPMG's DC solutions management team.
Zurich corporate distribution director Stephen Lefley said: "Zurich's group DC proposition is going from strength to strength and it's important that our front line team continues to evolve to meet the demands of our consultancy partners and their clients."
In December Zurich rolled out non-advised drawdown for workplace savers.
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