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LV= announces an appointment and restructure

LV= has appointed Debbie Kennedy as head of its protection business, and Clive Bolton will take on the role of head of retirement solutions and heritage business.

Bolton has moved into the new position from managing director of life and pensions at LV=. He is also a non-executive member of the civil service pension scheme advisory board.

Kennedy joins the firm from MLC Life Insurance where she held the position of general manager of business design and change.

She has also worked at Royal London, Capita, AXA Life Insurance and Swiss Reinsurance Company in a variety of roles.

LV= chief executive Richard Rowney comments: “Kennedy 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 Kennedy and Bolton at the helm I am confident we have got the right leadership.”

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