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LV= Broker appoints scheme Underwriting Manager

Press release: 16/10/2015

LV= Broker has appointed Richard Brunger to the newly created role of scheme underwriting manager.

Recognising that scheme business plays an important role in LV= Broker’s commercial strategy, Richard will be responsible for the management of existing schemes and the development of new opportunities for all of its commercial products.

With over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, Richard joins LV= from Ergo (the direct insurance arm of Munich Re) where he worked as an account manager. He has also worked at Sterling and ACE where he was responsible for the management and growth of their commercial schemes areas.

Richard's specialist experience in scheme business management will play a key role in helping us grow our offering in this sector. Brokers are at the heart of what we do and with Richard’s expert knowledge, we can ensure they have everything they need in order to offer competitive scheme business.

Mike Crane, Deputy Managing Director at LV=

It's an exciting time in the development of LV= Broker's commercial offering and I'm looking forward to bringing my schemes experience to the business. With many changes within the broker and MGA market there is huge opportunity for a business with a strong brand like LV=.

Richard Brunger

For further information please contact:

Nina O'Donohoe, nina.o', 020 8256 6982 / 07776 316316


LV= employs 6,000 people and serves over 5.5 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 trade unions.

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, the AFM and ILAG. Registered address: County Gates, Bournemouth BH1 2NF.