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LV= appoints Debbie Kennedy and Clive Bolton to lead its protection and retirement solutions & heritage businesses.

01/05/2019 | LV= News

Financial services mutual LV= has appointed Debbie Kennedy to lead its Protection business with Clive Bolton taking on the leadership of its Retirement Solutions & Heritage business. Both appointments are effective from 01 July and are subject to regulatory approval.

Debbie has a wealth of experience in the life insurance industry and joins LV= from MLC Life Insurance, based in Melbourne, Australia where she is General Manager Business Design & Change and was previously Chief Underwriting Officer. Prior to this she was Group Head of Protection Strategy at Royal London. Debbie has also held a number of senior protection roles at Scottish Equitable, Swiss Re, AXA and Capita.

Clive’s move to concentrate on the Retirement Solutions & Heritage business reflects the company’s increased focus on the retirement sector where he has the necessary deep expertise and experience to help LV= win in this important market.

Debbie will join Clive on the executive team and both will report directly to Richard Rowney, LV= Chief Executive.

Richard Rowney, LV= Chief Executive, said: “Debbie brings a real breadth of expertise in Protection to our business along with strong leadership skills having worked in a number of diverse environments. We have big ambitions for both our Protection and Retirement businesses and with Debbie and Clive at the helm I’m confident we’ve got the right leadership to enable LV=’s continued success.”

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