Exeter Friendly Society has announced the appointment of Michael Dunford as actuary and chief underwriter.
Dunford's role will focus on actuarial work for Exeter's range of private medical insurance products. He joins from Liverpool Victoria where he was assistant actuary at Permanent Insurance until it was absorbed into the friendly society.
It has also appointed Sarah Pyne to manage the business development department. She will be responsible for growing the membership both in the UK and abroad.
Exeter marketing director Neil Armitage says: “Michael and Sarah are joining the society at an exciting time as we are bucking the market trend and experiencing growth in PMI sales in both our UK and overseas markets. Michael and Sarah will both bring enormous strengths to their relevant departments.”