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LV= appoints Alison Hutchinson as Non-Executive Director

Insurance, investment and retirement group LV= has appointed Alison Hutchinson CBE as an independent non-executive director of the Society. She joined the board on 01 January 2018 and will be a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Alison brings extensive experience across IT and financial services. She is currently Chief Executive of Fintech charity The Pennies Foundation, a non-executive director the Yorkshire Building Society and until the end of 2017 was a non-executive director of Aviva Life UK. Prior to this Alison was Managing Director and then CEO at specialist mortgage provider Kensington Group where she lead the successful sale of the business to Investec in 2008. She started her career at IBM where she became Global Director of Online Financial Services before joining Barclays Bank in 2000 where she held senior management positions including Marketing & Communications Director of Barclaycard and CEO of Barclays B2B.

In 2016, Alison was awarded a CBE for services to the economy and charities.

Alan Cook, LV= Chairman, said: “Alison is an experienced non-executive Director with a wealth of knowledge from a range of leading IT and financial services organisations. This is an important point in the growth of LV= as we begin a new strategic partnership with Allianz. Alison is a very welcome addition to the board and I am looking forward to working with her.”

For further information please contact:

Jon Sellors, 0207 634 4447, 07711 701 806 / [email protected]

About LV=

LV= serves over 5.8 million customers with a range of financial products. We are the UK’s largest friendly society and a leading financial mutual.

When we started in 1843 our goal was to give financial security to more than just a privileged few and for many decades we were most commonly associated with providing a method of saving to people of modest means. Today we follow a similar purpose, helping people to protect and provide for the things they love, although on a much larger scale and through a wide range of financial services including insurance, investment and retirement products.

We offer our services direct to consumers, as well as through IFAs and brokers, and through strategic partnerships with organisations including ASDA and Nationwide Building Society.

Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. LVFS is a member of the ABI and ILAG. Registered address: County Gates, Bournemouth BH1 2NF.

Press contact

Jon Sellors
Head of Corporate Communications
020 7634 4447
07711 701 806