Wealth Wizards has today announced the appointment of Ben Hampton (pictured) as Chief Executive. He will take up the role from 1 January 2023 at which point, founder and current Chief Executive, Andrew Firth, will continue as Chairman.
Ben joined Wealth Wizards as Chief Product Officer in February this year from abrdn, where he led its digital retirement advice business. Ben started his career at Standard Life, qualifying as an actuary before holding a number of senior roles across strategy, distribution and proposition development.
Andrew Firth said: “I’m delighted Ben has agreed to take on the role of Chief Executive. He has made a huge impact since he arrived at the beginning of 2022. His market knowledge is exceptional, and his commitment to the future of digital advice and guidance is infectious. Ben has transformed our product strategy and has been pivotal in bringing new clients on board with our technology.”
Ben Hampton said: “It is a privilege to be appointed Chief Executive and to be asked to lead such a driven and talented team at a pivotal time in the development of Wealth Wizards, and also for the financial services industry. Customers need access to affordable financial advice now more than ever and I’m passionate about the difference advice and innovative forms of guidance can make. I have seen first-hand the power of our technology in delivering real change for customers and I am excited at the potential we have to make an even bigger, positive impact.”