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LV= Broker strengthens its underwriting team with two new appointments

Press release: 06/01/2014

Following a number of successful account wins in 2013, LV= Broker has bolstered its commercial underwriting team with two new appointments.

Stephen Appleton has been appointed as Senior Underwriter and is responsible for underwriting complex risks within the South West. He has 19 years’ commercial experience across commercial combined, motor trade combined and motor fleet business. Stephen joins from NIG and is based in the Bristol office where he reports in to Steven Meredith.

Chris Hardiment has been appointed as Motor Fleet Underwriter within the commercial underwriting team. He brings with him over 20 years of experience writing motor fleet business and will be based in the Bournemouth office where he will be responsible for developing new motor fleet business within the South of England. Chris joins from Equity Redstar and will report in to Tim Griffiths.

We had a great year at LV= Broker with a number of key account wins. As we continue to grow in 2014 we want to ensure that brokers remain at the heart of everything we do and these new appointments will help us do that. Both Stephen and Chris have valuable experience that will help us grow our business within the South and South west regions. This is a very exciting time at LV= Broker and we are delighted to have them on board.

Mike Crane, Commercial Lines Director at LV= Broker

For further information please contact:

Vanessa Chance, Vanessa.chance@lv.com, 0208 256 6996/ 07947 380074


LV= Broker

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 5700 people and serves over 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 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.