Towergate Financial lands new CEO

Mr Darby spent sixteen years at John Charcol, the leading mortgage broking brand, from 1984 to 2000. Following the buyout from Bradford & Bingley in 2004 he returned to become chairman of the independent group between 2005 and 2007.

Commenting on the appointment, Patrick Snowball, chairman of Towergate Financial said: "I am delighted that Mr Darby has agreed to join Towergate Financial as chief executive, he will be a welcome addition to our team. His extensive IFA, regulatory and marketing