Royal London 360° has increased its African sales team.
Wayne Badura has joined the offshore life company as Regional Sales Consultant. His appointment follows the recent promotion of Nadja McKenzie to Head of Sales – Africa, and demonstrates Royal London 360°’s commitment to increasing its presence in the region and building strong relationships with IFAs there.
Wayne, a native of Johannesburg, has significant experience in both financial services and capital markets in Africa and the UK.
Prior to joining Royal London 360°, Wayne worked for Ecclesiastical Investment Management in London, UK, where he had significant success in growing two of the company’s flagship ethical funds, and for Arbuthnot Banking Group plc where he worked as Business Development Manager. There he had responsibility for the sales and marketing of structured products.
Before locating to the UK, Wayne worked for SA Stockbrokers as both a Dealer and Technical Analyst, and for First National Bank of South Africa as Corporate Managerial Assistant.
He holds the Registered Securities Trader (South Africa) qualification, and the Certificate in Securities and Derivatives from the South African Institute of Financial Markets.
In his new role at Royal London 360°, Wayne will be responsible for selling the company’s international single premium bond, PIMS and Oracle, regular premium savings products Quantum and Paragon, and protection product, LifePlan, throughout Africa.
Nadja McKenzie, Head of Sales – Africa at Royal London 360°, commented: “Wayne Badura has a proven track record in both product sales and marketing, and in investments, and that, coupled with his experience of working in the UK and in Africa, make him a valuable addition to my team. We are incredibly committed to the Africa region and increasing our market share there, and Wayne’s appointment affirms this.”
Commenting on his appointment, Wayne Badura said: “I am delighted to be joining such a forward-thinking and dynamic company as Royal London 360°, and to building and developing relationships with IFAs based in Africa. The Africa region is an exciting place to work and I am looking forward to using my experience and contacts to develop the Royal London 360° brand there in the coming years.”