tml Partners, the marketing headhunters, appoint new Group Brand & Marketing Director at The Cardano Group

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Founded in 2000, Cardano Group is a privately-owned, purpose-built risk and investment specialist, and a financial pioneer. They are widely recognised as a market leader in the provision of specialised services to private-sector and collective pension schemes in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

Cardano runs a number of pension companies including Now: Pensions and Lincoln Pensions in the UK, as well as Vita De Geus in the Netherlands.

Simon Bassett led the project team and tml Partners successfully supported Cardano with the appointment of Emma Hill as the new Group Brand & Marketing Director.

After a comprehensive selection process for the right search partner Cardano selected tml Partners because of our clear knowledge and depth of expertise in the marketing arena. Simon took a great deal of time to meet and counsel the CEO and many members of the leadership team across the business units to truly understand the Cardano growth strategy and business needs.

The diagnostic stage identified the future brand strategy as a fundamental and tml Partners recommended and introduced Cardano to a brand consultancy to ensure everyone had the best outcomes.

After a comprehensive search The Cardano Group has now appointed Emma Hill to the newly created role. Emma Hill joins from Legal & General were she was Group Brand Director. Emma has 20 years’ experience and has also worked for Royal London, RSA, Honda and ITV.

Cardano Group CEO Mickey De Lathauwer said:

“Emma brings considerable brand and marketing experience spanning pensions, financial services and consumer markets into this newly-created group leadership role.”

Emma Hill commented on her experience with tml Partners:

“I had a great experience working with Simon at tml Partners. He kept me well informed throughout the recruitment process and was supportive and professional.”


tml Partners is an international executive recruitment firm specialising in senior marketing appointments.

Simon Bassett handles Board-level marketing appointments and is recognised as one of the world’s leading headhunters specialising in CMO and Marketing Director mandates.


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