Gerhard Roggemann has been appointed non-executive director on both the Friends Provident and F&C Asset Management boards.
Roggemann is currently a non-executive director of Deutsche Börse and
vice chairman of Hawkpoint Partners Europe where he is responsible for the development of its German business.
His previous board appointments include AXA Lebensvericherungs, AXA Kapitalanlagegesellschaft, Deka Bank, Fresenius, Hapag Lloyd and VHV Holding.
Friends Provident chairman Sir Adrian Montague says: “I am delighted to welcome Gerhard to the board. He brings a fresh perspective and considerable financial expertise in asset management, banking and insurance as well as a wealth of experience from working within the German and Asian markets. These will prove invaluable to the Friends Provident Group, particularly as we develop our international dimension. We very much look forward to working with him.”