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FOS lead ombudsman to become pensions and PPF ombudsman

FOS lead pensions ombudsman Tony King has been appointed pensions ombudsman and Pensions Protection Fund ombudsman by the DWP.

King replaces David Laverick who completes his final term of office in August.

King has spent the last two years working as lead ombudsman, pensions and securities at the FOS.

He joined the FOS in 2003 after nine years as casework manager for the Pensions Ombudsman.

Minister for pensions reform James Purnell says: “I am very pleased to appoint Tony King as the new Pensions Ombudsman and Pension Protection Fund Ombudsman. Mr King will bring considerable experience and expertise.”


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