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Nick Kirwan joins Income Protection Task Force

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Former Association of British Insurers assistant director Nick Kirwan has joined the executive team of the Income Protection Task Force.

Kirwan will be advising the IPTF on public policy, the political process and current regulatory thinking on income protection.

Money Marketing revealed Kirwan had left the ABI in November, following an internal restructure of the organisation. He joined the ABI in July 2007 from Scottish Widows, where he was protection marketing director. Prior to this he spent eight years at Abbey National as head of protection marketing and product development.

IPTF co-chairman Peter Le Beau says: “I have known Nick for many years and aside from his tremendous knowledge, he is one of the most passionate people I know about protection. Nick’s enthusiasm and ability are just what we need as we seek to promote the value of income protection.”

Kirwan says: “I am really looking forward to working with Peter, Clive and the rest of the team to continue to drive the protection agenda. Middle income Britain is woefully under-insured and the income protection task force is all about addressing that. Our shared vision is for individuals and families to be much more financially resilient against the impact of long term illness.”

The IPTF is due to publish a consumer charter on IP later in the year in an effort to make the product clearer, fairer and to boost its uptake. IPTF has been consulting with consumer organisation such as Which?, the Financial Services Consumer Panel and national newspapers.

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