Insurance, investment and retirement group LV= has appointed Kieran O'Keeffe as Finance Director, General Insurance. He is expected to join during Q4 2016, subject to regulatory approval.
Kieran joins LV= from The Co-operative Group where he is currently Chief Financial Officer, General Insurance. A chartered accountant, Kieran has extensive finance, risk and operations experience within the insurance sector and has held a number of senior roles at Lloyds Banking Group and Direct Line Insurance. Kieran first joined LV= as financial controller in 2000, eventually becoming Head of Service for the Group's IFA and Life business, before leaving in 2004.
Steve Treloar, Managing Director, LV= General Insurance said:
"It's with great pleasure that we welcome back Kieran O'Keeffe as our new Finance Director, General Insurance. Kieran has a wealth of financial management experience in the general insurance arena and I'm looking forward to him joining me and the rest of the senior GI team as we embark on the next phase of LV='s general insurance journey."
Kieran O'Keeffe said:
"I'm looking forward to rejoining LV=. It's a company with a great reputation for quality products and excellent customer service. In the 12 years since I left, the general insurance business has grown significantly, and is in great shape. I look forward to working with Steve and the rest of the general insurance team, contributing to the company's continued growth and development."