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LV= Asset Management appoints Piers Hillier as CIO

Press release: 12/02/2010

As part of its continued success and expansion, LV= Asset Management (LVAM), the fund management arm of mutual insurance and investment group LV=, has appointed Piers Hillier as Chief Investment Officer.

Piers brings over 20 years’ experience in investment management and business development to the position and will enable the existing investment teams to enhance their combined investment focus. Piers has held a number of senior positions including Investment Head at West LB Mellon Asset Management and Managing Director at Deutsche Asset Management.

He started his career as a chartered accountant with Deloitte & Touche before moving on to Pan European Fund Management at Schroder Investment Management. He is a graduate of Bristol and Oxford Universities and is an Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals (ASIP-CFA) and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ACA). He reports to Ann Roughead, Managing Director of LV= Asset Management.

Ann Roughead, MD of LVAM, comments: "We are very pleased to welcome Piers to our expanding business and look forward to drawing on his skills and experience to galvanise our existing investment expertise to help take our business forward."

Piers Hillier, CIO of LVAM says: "LVAM has gone from strength to strength over the past two years and it is an exciting time to join the business as it continues to expand its capabilities and gain recognition for its funds in both the retail and institutional space. There are some very talented fund managers here and I look forward to working with them."


LV= Asset Management (LVAM) is the fund management arm of insurance, investments and pensions group LV=, the largest friendly society in the UK

LVAM manages around £7.7bn of assets on behalf of LV= and a range of partner organisations.

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

LV= employs over 4,000 people and serves more than 3.6 m customers and members. We are also the UK’s largest friendly society and a leading mutual financial services provider.

Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority and entered on the Financial Services Authority Register No. 110035.

LVFS is a member of the ABI, AMI, AFS and ILAG. Registered address: County Gates, Bournemouth BH1 2NF.