Former Hargreaves Lansdown investment manager Ben Yearsley has joined Charles Stanley to help spearhead the group’s new direct-to-client investment service.

Yearsley, who worked at Hargreaves for 14 years prior to his departure in May, has joined Charles Stanley as head of investment research ahead of the launch of Charles Stanley Direct in Q1 2013.

He will work with the head of the new division, Rob Hudson, a former Chartwell director who worked with Yearsley at Hargreaves in the late 1990s.

Source: Investment Week.  Read full article here.