Mike Coady to leave Guardian Wealth in January

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Mike Coady is to leave Guardian Wealth Management (GWM) after just 12 months at the company.

The global wealth management firm has said via a statement that Coady will vacate his Chief Commercial Officer role in January.

The decision was announced via a statement on Coady’s website MikeCoady.com, stating that he will be officially leaving the firm in January after “successfully completing the agreed 12-month assignment”. Coady will now focus on other industry developments, the statement read.

Coady, a well-known figure in the international advisory community, said in a recent statement: “Having initially partnered with GWM to develop their business in preparation for its continued expansion plans, I have been impressed by the transformation the firm has encountered.

Coady, who, as reported, left rival company deVere this time last year, pointed in his statement that since he joined the company Guardian have successfully increased their business in the last 12 months by staff numbers, opened new offices, delivered a number of ancillary brands and increased their AUM.

“As a company, we have been able to significantly develop the infrastructure and technology of the business and I strongly believe GWM is now one of the most advanced business’ in the market and can continue in their plans for 2018 and beyond,” Coady said.

Coady’s website has a statement attributed to the GWM board, but has not released a statement in its own website. At time of going to press GWM were unavailable to comment further.

The GWM statement on Coady’s site read: “Mike has made an exceptional contribution to GWM and we must thank him enormously for what he has achieved in such a short period of time.

“The board and the entire company are full of appreciation for the efforts and achievements Mike has made.

“A very clear set of goals were planned at outset and with these now complete we know that our Management team will continue with our strong company vision for the future.

“We wish Mike all the best for the future.”

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