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Churchill appointed to head up pension protection fund

Former Zurich Financial Services chief executive Lawrence Churchill has been appointed as chairman of the Pension Protection Fund after leaving the life office last week.

Secretary of state for work and pensions Andrew Smith announced Churchill&#39s appointment at the National Association of Pension Funds conference in Glasgow yesterday.

Smith said: “Lawrence is a very respected figure in the financial services industry. His leadership and the experience he brings will help get the protection fund off to a good start.”

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