On 26 September we announced the appointment of David Hynam as LV= Chief Executive
Here you can find out more about David, his career and experience, as well as a message to members from our chair, Simon Moore and a press release announcing David’s appointment.
David brings to LV= extensive executive experience in the UK insurance sector, including as chief executive officer of Bupa’s UK and Global markets, UK CEO of Friends Life and chief operating officer of AXA. He has 30 years’ experience in retail financial services.
During his time at Bupa, David achieved record levels of growth and launched a range of successful digital services for members. He was responsible for Bupa’s award-winning pandemic response in the UK, as the first major health insurer to offer a member and customer Covid rebate.
David began his career at Barclays in 1992 working in a variety of roles before becoming chief operating officer at Barclays’ Offshore business.
David joined AXA UK in 2001 in a senior operations role, ultimately overseeing operations for the UK and Ireland. When Resolution acquired the majority of the UK life business from AXA, merging the business with the Friends Provident business to create Friends Life, David joined Friends Life as Group COO, leaving as UK CEO in 2013.
LV= is both a trusted brand and a company with a fantastic purpose. I am excited to be part of the future growth of LV= and look forward to driving opportunities, whilst meeting challenges head on. My priorities will be to work with the team at LV= to deliver a true mutual culture, realise LV=’s huge distribution potential and drive business performance so that we deliver the best possible outcomes for our members, advisers and colleagues