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LV= Broker appoints James Townsend

Press release: 20/04/2012

LV= Broker today announces that it has appointed James Townsend as a regional sales executive responsible for the East Midlands. James will report into Mark Hands, North of England manager for LV= Broker. James joins from SSP, where he worked for the past twelve years in a variety of positions, most latterly in a business development role.

Commenting on the appointment, Mark said: "The way in which both clients and brokers approach the market has changed considerably in recent years. LV= Broker has invested significantly in its online offering and James' appointment is part of our strategy to strengthen our business in this space."



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About LV=

LV= Broker is part of the LV= group of companies, and incorporates Highway Insurance and ABC Insurance. LV= is a trademark of Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society Limited (LVFS) and a trading style of the Liverpool Victoria group of companies.

LV= employs over 5000 people and serves around five 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 such as ASDA, Nationwide Building Society and a range of trades unions.

LVFS is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority, register number 110035. LVFS is a member of the ABI, the AFM and ILAG. Registered address: County Gates, Bournemouth BH1 2NF.