HUB Group appoints chief commercial officer

He will lead the expansion of its digitally focused services

HUB Group appoints chief commercial officer

Financial technology business HUB Group has announced the appointment of Rob Hudson (pictured) into the new role of chief commercial officer.

Hudson joins HUB Group after spending over seven years at abrdn, leading the development of new direct to customer distribution and partnerships, most notably the digital joint venture with Virgin Money.

HUB Group is part of the FTSE 250 retirement specialist Just Group and provides corporate solutions to some of the biggest UK companies, pension schemes, and regulated advice and guidance services to employees and scheme members.

HUB Group’s innovative automated advice solution, Destination Retirement, started to be deployed in the worksite earlier this year and will have been installed into over 50 employers during the next few months.

“This year we started to roll-out our financial wellness portfolio in the worksite channel to a wide range of employers and pension schemes, and Rob will spearhead the expansion of our propositions to help fulfil our purpose to help more people achieve a better later life,” David Cooper, chief executive at HUB Group, said.

Hudson, for his part, said he is looking forward to helping the team extend the digitally focused services to help close the UK financial advice gap, so more people get the help they need.