MGM Advantage recruits former Skandia director Jim Roberts

MGM Advantage has appointed former Skandia group investment director Jim Roberts as a non-executive director.

Roberts, who spent 26 years at Skandia, will chair the annuity specialist’s investment committee.

Roberts is currently a non-executive director of Sarasin & Partners LLP and an adviser to SimplyBiz. He is also chair of the investment committees at Verbatim Asset Management and Insynergy Investment Management.

MGM Advantage chief executive Chris Evans says: “Jim’s significant experience and understanding of the life insurance industry will be highly beneficial to MGM Advantage as we enter the next phase of our ambitious growth plans.”