AN INDEPENDENT financial adviser firm based in Basingstoke has recently recruited a new senior manager.

Dave Eager, has taken over the role at Chase de Vere, based in Basings View and will oversee a team of 12 advisors.

With 35 years of experience in the industry across a variety of financial services roles, most recently working in the wealth management division at HSBC for 26 years.

On his appointment into the senior manager role, Mr Eager said: “The independence of the Chase de Vere proposition aligns with my values and experience.

“I am looking forward to working with the advisers in the Basingstoke office and helping them to deliver exceptional financial advice and service to their clients.”

Outside of work Mr Eager coaches a local under 16s rugby side and occasionally referees matches.

He also recently attained a mathematics degree from the Open University and, having whetted his appetite for further learning, is contemplating a master’s in philosophy.

Stephen Kavanagh, chief executive at Chase de Vere, said: “I am delighted that we have recruited Dave to manage our Basingstoke office.

“He is an experienced professional with high standards and a real focus on ‘doing the right thing’. Basingstoke is an important and growing part of our business and I look forward to seeing it flourish even more under Dave’s leadership.”

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