Overseas Trust and Pension (“OTAP”) the Guernsey based specialist provider of international pensions, retirement and trust services announce the appointment of Robert Shipman as Managing Director. This comes shortly after OTAP’s acquisition of Carey Pensions and Benefits Limited which has made OTAP one of the largest provider of corporate and private client, pension and retirement solutions in the Channel Islands.

Rob Shipman started on Monday (13th June) and will work alongside Jane Duchemin, to drive the business forward. Rob is ideally qualified and experienced to lead the company in what promises to be an exciting phase of development.

Rob was previously managing director at Sovereign Trust in Guernsey during a period of dynamic growth having previously been responsible for product and business development from their Gibraltar office. He has also been a Director of Concept Group in Guernsey where he helped launch new pension products into new markets.

Rob commented; “This an exciting time to be joining Overseas Trust and Pension following the acquisition of Carey Pensions and Benefits Ltd. I am looking forward to working with the team to deliver a first class customer service and develop the product range we offer. I have been impressed with the team’s blend of experience, enthusiasm and professional attitude together with the reputation and standing of the OTAP brand”.

David Higgins, Director OTAP, commented further: “It’s great to have Rob on board, he brings a depth of knowledge about the international pension market, experience of running a growth business and is a well-known figure in Guernsey. I’m sure he will play a vital role as we continue OTAP’s impressive success story through business development, further strategic acquisitions and attracting the very best personnel”.