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Leaman is leaving ABI for consultant trade body

The Association of British Insurers director of corporate affairs Alan Leaman is to leave to become chief executive of the Management Consultancies Association.

Leaman has been at the ABI for seven years. He worked for ex-LibDem leader Paddy Ashdown between 1988 and 1993 and was director of strategy and planning for the LibDems between 1995 and 1997. He worked at PR firm Hill and Knowlton before moving to the ABI.

ABI director general Stephen Haddrill says: “I would like to thank Alan for the excellent contribution he has made to the ABI’s success and in particular for his support and guidance in his recent role as director of corporate affairs.”

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