Press Release

The Openwork Partnership announces new Independent Non-Executive Director Sara Bennison to the Board


The Openwork Partnership, one of the UK’s largest financial services networks, announces the appointment of Sara Bennison as Independent Non-Executive Director (INED) to the Board of Openwork Holdings Limited.  

She joins from a distinguished career with global advertising agencies followed by 15 years in financial services, first with Barclays and then Nationwide where she was CEO of The Mortgage Works and latterly Chief Product & Marketing Officer and a member of the Group Executive Committee.  

Philip Howell, Chairman said “I am very pleased to welcome Sara to The Openwork Partnership. Her depth of experience and professional expertise will be hugely beneficial to the Board and to our wider Partnership. Sara’s election to join Openwork reflects our leading position in the financial advice sector and marks a strong endorsement of our growth strategy.”

Sara Bennison, Independent Non-Executive Director comments “I am delighted to be joining the Board, at such an exciting time for the advice sector as a whole and for the Partnership in particular as it continues to grow at pace. I look forward to supporting the business in achieving its ambitions, always with a focus on delivering great customer outcomes.”


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