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Scottish Provident appoints regulator to its board

Scottish Provident has appointed regulator Dr Oonagh McDonald to its board as a non-executive director.


McDonald is currently a member of the Insurance Brokers Regulatory Authority and is a former director of the FSA.


Prior to her regulatory positions she served as Labour member of Parliament for Thurrock from July 1976 to 1987 serving as opposition front bench spokesperson on defence from 1981 to 87 and the civil service from 1983 to 87.


Scottish Provident group managing director David Wood says: &#34Oonagh has many years experience in the financial services industry which will be invaluable to the board. I am confident she will make a significant contribution to the future success of Scottish Provident.&#34

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