Sorcha Hannon

New appointment with Standard Life for Mayo native

STANDARD Life has announced the expansion of its team with the appointment of Sorcha Hannon to the position of business manager.

Hailing from Ballyhaunis and now based in Galway, Sorcha brings over 20 years of experience in helping people plan for and manage their financial futures.

She began her career in Ulster Bank where she rose through the ranks before a move to Irish Life, where she held the position of senior financial advisor.

Sorcha joins the Standard Life team to support and develop the Galway and Mayo network of adviser partners.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Standard Life at such an exciting period of growth. Standard Life’s reputation is one rooted in integrity and trust; values I share and believe are fundamental in partnerships,” said Sorcha. “I’m looking forward to working with our adviser partners, finding solutions that help more people across Galway and Mayo feel confident in planning for their financial futures.”

The new appointment is one of several key investments Standard Life is making as its parent group, Phoenix Group, back its ambition to significantly grow the domestic and European business.

“Speaking on the recent appointment, Alan Burrows, national sales manager, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Sorcha to the team. At Standard Life, we take great pride in what we do and greater pride in how we do it.

“Sorcha’s extensive experience and understanding of the market will be invaluable to us as we continue to increase our support and strengthen our partnerships with advisers across Ireland.”