L&G adds to senior insurance team

Legal & General has appointed two members to its general insurance operations senior management team.

Peter Richmond is appointed business development director. His role will encompass direct responsibility for all general insurance distribution channels, marketing and business systems. He was formerly operations and business systems director.

Andrew Dawson will join Legal & General at the end of March 2004 to take on the new role of operations director for general insurance. He joins from Marks & Spencer Financial Services and has previously worked for Independent Insurance and Royal and Sun Alliance in a variety of senior underwriting and business management roles.

Ian Viney, director of Legal & General&#39s general insurance operation, says: “These changes add further strength to both the senior management team and L&G&#39s overall structure and will, I believe, enable it to take full advantage of future business opportunities and maintain itsimpressive growth. ”