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LV= appoints new head of national accounts

LV= has appointed Chris Hopkinson as head of national accounts for the intermediary division.

Hopkinson will be responsible for communicating the strength of the society’s life and protection propositions and innovations to key financial advice firms, as well as its investment performance and financial strength.

He held senior positions with Legal & General and MetLife prior to joining LV=, bringing a wealth of sales management experience within the intermediary sector. He will be responsible for 20 major accounts.

Director intermediary business Stuart Tragheim says: “We are delighted Chris has joined the intermediary division and are confident he will strengthen and add a fresh perspective to our account management team. His successful sales track record, breadth and depth of market knowledge, and a proven ability to build profitable working relationships will be crucial as we develop our long-term strategy and commitment to the intermediary market.”

Hopkinson says: “It is an exciting time to be joining LV= and I am looking forward to building on past successes and helping to shape the future. Continuing to enhance our profile and maintain successful relationships will be key as we develop our products and service offerings.”

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