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Ignition Wealth CEO Mark Fordree today announced a new division of Ignition
Wealth which will offer full XPLAN support and consulting to help advisers get the
most out their XPLAN solutions and prepare to add ‘robo’ services to their
Ignition Wealth will deepen its existing digital advice integration with XPLAN, creating
a seamless pathway between automating ‘robo-advice’ and full service advice.
“XPLAN is the leading financial planning solution in the market and we are
delighted to now offer our clients a range of XPLAN services to help them
better leverage technology in their businesses. We believe the true scale of
digital advice is best delivered by integrating with the tools with which
advisers are already comfortable.”.
Mark Fordree, CEO, Ignition Wealth.
Ignition Wealth has partnered with XPLAN customisation specialists PlanFocus to
form the new division which will be headed by Rob Corben, Director of PlanFocus.
Rob Corben joins Ignition Wealth as Head of Advice.
“The Ignition Wealth XPLAN support and consultancy service will help advice
practices and financial services providers to get robo-ready without need to
change the way they do business today.”.
Rob Corben, Head of Advice, Ignition Wealth.
Rob Corben has over two decades of specialist advice technology development and
integration experience bringing an innate ability to expertly assess business’ needs
and competently advise upon and deliver the most effective technology strategies.
“Ignition Wealth’s XPLAN support and consultancy will fast track the digital
advice conversation for Australian practices. We believe 2017 will be the year
that robo-assisted advice makes its mark.”.
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