Nov. 22, 2006 – He succeeds Bruce Jackson, who is returning to Australia after nine years at The Motley Fool. Saul Devine will take up his new post on Monday 27 November.
Devine joined The Motley Fool in January 2000 and has extensive knowledge and experience of the financial services industry. He rapidly progressed to become Commercial Director in 2002, where he was responsible for overseeing operations in sales, partnerships, marketing, new product development and business intelligence.
Scott Schedler, President of parent company The Motley Fool (Fool.com) comments: “Bruce and Saul, along with the whole UK team, have established a solid foundation for The Motley Fool in the UK. I have enjoyed watching Saul’s success as Commercial Director for some time and am very confident he will take our proposition to even greater heights over the coming years as the new Managing Director.”
Devine adds: “I am delighted to have been promoted to Managing Director. It is a very exciting time and I look forward to taking the company through its next challenging stages of growth.
“Our goal is to be the UK’s leading financial community, through educating, amusing and enriching our customers. Our focus over the next twelve months will be to redefine product comparison, deliver stronger personal finance expertise than before and evolve our user-generated guidance in line with the sector’s development.”
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