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Crawford to join IBM

Former Cap Gemini Ernst & Young head of insurance Shaun Crawford has now joined IBM to head its insurance division.

He will be director of insurance services and will be focusing on the development of IBM&#39s life and pensions packages.

Crawford has been an influential commentator on the IFA market while at Cap Gemini and helped the FSA with research for its CP121 paper.

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