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Phillips appointed to Royal London board

Royal London is appointing Chris Phillips, chief executive of Royal London Asset Management, to its board.

Before joining RLAM Phillips worked for Deutsche Asset Management where he was director of strategy.

Phillips says: “I am looking forward to joining the board of Royal London and to the challenge of developing the asset management business further. We intend to maintain the focus on investment performance and client service and will be working hard to expand the business on a number of fronts for the benefit of the group as a whole.”

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