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Iain Clark to join LV= as director of protection

Press release: 24/01/2011

Iain Clark is joining LV= as director of protection. He is the latest in a number of high profile recruits to LV=’s award –winning protection management team including Mark Jones as head of protection product and, more recently, Mike Farrell as head of protection sales.

Iain joins LV= from Legal & General where he was sales director for its IFA protection business. Iain has 24 years’ experience in the protection market and in his new role, will be responsible for LV=’s entire protection proposition. Mark Jones and Mike Farrell will report directly into Iain.

Richard Rowney, LV= managing director for life and pensions, said: “LV= had very strong growth in protection during 2010 with sales increasing by around 35%, and we are delighted to further strengthen our team by recruiting someone of Iain’s calibre. LV= has achieved considerable success by continuing to offer flexible, relevant protection products, and dependable support for advisers and their customers when they need it. Our reputation as a specialist in the protection and at retirement markets continues to grow and Iain’s extensive industry knowledge will further accelerate our ambitions.”

Iain Clark added: “I am delighted to be joining LV= at an exciting point in its business growth, and look forward to helping make its protection proposition an even greater success.”

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LV= is a registered trademark of Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society Limited (LVFS) and a trading style of the Liverpool Victoria group of companies.

LV= employs around 4,000 people, serves over 4 million customers and members, and manages around £7.9bn (as at 30 September 2010) on their behalf, via LV= Asset Management (LVAM). We are also the UK's largest friendly society and a leading mutual financial services provider.