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People on the move: Pensions 19/02/2009

Watson Wyatt has appointed Martin Muir as the leader of its insurance and financial services practice UK life team. Graham Fulcher has been appointed leader of the UK non-life team. Muir is a long-time consultant at Watson Wyatt while Fulcher joined in September 2008 from ACE.

The Association of British Insurers director of life and savings Maggie Craig has been appointed first director of Scottish affairs. The ABI says the move recognises the increasing importance of the insurance industry in Scottish daily life on issues such as flood risk management and personal injury reform.

Aegon has appointed Simon Skinner from Equitable Life as customer services director for life and pensions. Skinner joins Aegon in April after five years at Equitable Life, where he was most recently director of corporate services. Skinner held marketing, client service and operational roles at Scottish Widows between 1997 and 2003.

Scottish Widows has appointed Norwich Union’s Simon Massey as intermediaries director. Massey will be responsible for driving Widows’ strategic vision and plans to grow its intermediary business. Massey has more than 23 years’ experience in financial sales, most recently in the role of director of business development at NU.”

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