23 August 2023, Cheltenham, UK
iPipeline, a leading financial services technology provider, has hired Jon Finley as Business Development Director. He will lead the company’s SSG Digital platform across the Pensions, Savings, and Investments markets, as well as in already well-established Protection market, where up to 35% percent of all new protection business is currently written by providers using the platform.
With more than 31 years of industry experience, Finley joins iPipeline from Dunstan Thomas, where he oversaw business development for pensions and platforms. His product development and sales experience include roles at technology firms Misys, Synaptic Systems, Iress, and most recently, provider-oriented firm Majesco. Finley has also held roles as mortgage broker, bancassurer, and Independent Financial Advisor (IFA).
“Jon is a financial services business expert with over 30 years of experience, knowledge, and strategic and commercial development prowess,” said Paul Yates, Product Strategy Director at iPipeline. “He brings an exciting record of sales of software for the financial services market, providing a great understanding of the needs of consumers, advisers, and product providers, along with a wealth of relationships across the industry. Jon’s knowledge and experience of identifying and deploying technology to improve efficiency, innovation, and the customer experience will be hugely beneficial to both providers and the advisers they serve.”
“The SSG platform is simply the best technology platform available for providers who want to give advisers and customers the best digital service possible,” added Finley. “My new role with iPipeline will enable me to harness my experience and my understanding of operational issues and pinch points for both providers and distributors to drive a successful digital evolution.”