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Myra Kinghorn is first Pension Protection Fund chief executive

Myra Kinghorn, currently a non-executive director of the Serious Fraud Office and a member of the OPRA Board, has been appointed chief executive of the Pension Protection Fund.

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Andrew Smith says: “The breadth of experience and expertise in the financial and pensions world that Myra brings to the PPF will be key to its success in improving security for pension scheme members.”

Kinghorn says: “I am delighted to accept this unique and challenging post. To be the first chief executive of the PPF will be a demanding role and there is a lot to deliver. I am very enthusiastic about the opportunity to set up and lead this new, high profile and important organisation, which I believe will significantly improve both protection for pension scheme members and confidence in pensions in general.”

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