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Friends Provident International expands offshore team

Friends Provident International has appointed Peter Drummond as international strategic business development and global account manager.

Drummond will be responsible for worldwide business growth and relationship development for the Company. He joins with over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, most recently from Muscat Life Assurance, a locally quoted company in Oman, Middle East, where he was general manager.

FPI international sales director Bob Pain says: “This role requires a proactive and determined individual to focus on the key success elements of our business: distributors and intermediaries, results and customers. I believe we’ve found the right person and I’m delighted to welcome Peter on board.”


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