Andrew Turnbull (pictured above) has been hired to lead trustee appointments by Independent Trustee Services (ITS) and will be based in Leeds.
Turnbull has 25 years' experience as an independent trustee and joins ITS from Walker Morris solicitors where he was chairman. He was formerly head of its pensions team and director of Walker Morris Pension Trustees.
ITS managing director Chris Martin said: "He [Turnbull] is a well-known figure in the Yorkshire marketplace with a strong reputation for his trustee work and brings a truly balanced view to the role having advised both trustee boards and sponsoring employers on pension matters.
"Andrew is our third appointment in the North of England in just over a year, reflecting the continued demand for our services and geographical spread of the business."
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The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has appointed three non-executive directors and an executive director to its board.
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