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Assurant appoints compliance officer

Assurant Solutions Intermediary has appointed a new compliance officer, Jane Robson.

Robson will also be a part of the eight-strong compliance team at Assurant Solutions, headed up by Andy Mills, European compliance director.

In this new role, Robson will be involved in implementing, monitoring and reporting on compliance standards across Assurant Solutions Intermediary.

Her responsibilities also include maintaining and promoting a compliance culture within the business.

Paul Thompson, managing director, says: “We believe a strong compliance team is important to the success of the business.

“Compliance is integral to everything we do, from our internal processes through to how we interact with our clients and the support we can provide them with their compliance requirements. We welcome Robson to the company and the team.”

Jane has almost 10 years’ experience in compliance and risk within financial services industry.

She joins Assurant Solutions Intermediary from Oval Limited where she was compliance officer for its insurance broking division. Prior to that, she held various compliance roles at HBOS.


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