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Aegon head of corporate media to leave

Aegon head of corporate media Lesley McPherson is leaving the firm after 12 years.

McPherson will leave later this year with Mark Locke appointed as head of media relations.

McPherson says: “Aegon UK is now in a positive new development phase and I’ve decided it’s the right time for me to seek a new career challenge.”


Shaughnessy quits Fidelity to become Zurich chief

Fidelity managing director, UK defined contribution and retail business Gary Shaughnessy is to join Zurich as chief executive for its UK life business. Shaughnessy will join the firm in June and will report to Zurich global life in Europe CEO David Sims. Sims has been interim CEO for Zurich’s UK life business since Michael Brennan […]


EU looks to boost consumer protection on PRIPs

European Union commissioner Michel Barnier has vowed to improve consumer protection for packaged retail investment products. The internal market and services commissioner says the investment fund markets, structured investment products and life insurance products represent £9.22 trillion. He says: “Millions of small investors find it difficult to understand and compare these products which are often […]


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