"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."
LV= has appointed Debbie Kennedy to lead its protection business with Clive Bolton taking on the leadership of its retirement solutions and heritage business.
Debbie joins LV= from MLC Life Insurance, based in Melbourne, and was previously 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.
Debbie will join Clive on the executive team and both will report directly to chief executive Richard Rowney.
Both appointments are effective from the 1st of July and are subject to regulatory approval.
Richard Rowney 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.”