REDMILL ADVANCE ACQUIRES AKORN EDUCATION AND ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Transaction and key hire mark milestone in Redmill Advance’s strategy
Redmill Advance and AKORN Education today announced that Redmill Advance has acquired AKORN Education, a financial services education and training specialist. The acquisition of this team of teaching and financial services professionals will accelerate Redmill Advance’s plan to grow the business and increase services.
Redmill Advance also today announced that they have appointed Angelo Kornecki as Technical Director, effective January 2021. Most recently Kornecki was founder and tutor, AKORN Education. Kornecki has over 12 years experience in financial services. He is also the managing director of AKORN Financial Advice Ltd and prior to founding AKORN Education he was a financial services lecturer at a local university centre, In this role he was responsible for course development and delivery. Prior to setting up the two companies Kornecki also spent time at a local IFA and a major high street retail bank.
Gregor Ormond, Co-founder and Director, Redmill Advance said: “AKORN Education brings teaching and financial services expertise to Redmill Advance, and we’re excited to welcome Angelo and his team. With Angelo’s technical knowledge and approach to training we believe that our clients will benefit from his strategic input to the business at such a time when learning-centric solutions and employee engagement are required. AKORN students will be welcomed into the business, and with complementary services we believe that Redmill clients will benefit from our enhanced blended learning proposition and services.
“With the challenges that coronavirus has brought – and continues to bring – to employers, we have worked hard over the last six months to help new and existing clients deliver seamless remote learning to their employees, as well as making sure that individual learners gaining new qualifications are maximising their study efforts.”
Angelo Kornecki, Founder and Tutor, AKORN Education said: “AKORN Education is thrilled to join the team at Redmill Advance to help shape the future of technical provision and strategy. Redmill Advance have a solid reputation in the industry so when they approached us it was an easy decision to make. We share the same vision and values for how financial services training should be delivered, and it is an honour to be able to bring our expertise to provide financial services education and training to everyone, in a way that best suits their needs. It really is exciting times and together, I hope we can help as many students as possible gain the skills and knowledge they require for career progression.”
As a Chartered Financial Planner and P.G.C.E. qualified university lecturer, Kornecki will lead the RM Advance technical and training team, continuing to ensure high-quality learning solutions are delivered.
About Redmill Advance
Redmill Advance is a learning provider and e-learning specialist offering CII and CISI exam support. In addition, Redmill Advance offers other e-learning including compliance, soft skills, HR, foundation and leadership. In total, Redmill Advance have more than 200 learning programmes and provide structured learning via a learning management system (LMS) blended with digital (webinar) and classroom training. Learning can be accessed 24/7 on any device and from anywhere in the world. Redmill Advance learning programmes have the flexibility to run over a variety of timeframes and contain reading, e-learning, video, assessments and mock exams. Redmill Advance systems are cloud-based, have management reporting behind them and a variety of user functionality.
About AKORN Education
AKORN Education want to improve the way financial education is delivered at every level. From providing help and support to financial advisers, supporting schools with their PSHE (personal, social, health and economic) provision to helping professional sports teams with the financial element of their life skills programmes. Developed by Angelo Kornecki APFS a practising Chartered Financial Planner, Managing Director of AKORN Financial Advice Ltd and a fully P.G.C.E qualified University lecturer on Accounting with Financial Services Foundation and Bachelors degree programmes.
For more information visit akorneducation.co.uk
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