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Scottish Widows&#39 Shaw lined up for chair of Scottish Financial Enterprise

Scottish Widows group chief executive Mike Ross is being groomed to take over as the new Scottish Financial Enterprise chairman after being named as its new deputy.

He is picking up the newly created position of deputy chairman with the expectation that he will take over from present chairman Sir John Shaw next year.

Fifty-two-year-old Ross joined the SFE board in December 1997.

SFE chairman Sir John Shaw says: &#34We are very pleased that Mike has agreed to accept the position. His counsel and contribution will be invaluable in changing and quite turbulent times, for finance globally and here at home.&#34


First Active ties up with L&G for mortgage-related life cover

Legal & General is to be the exclusive provider of First Active Financial mortgage-related life assurance products.The two companies have worked closely to produce promotional literature, co-branded application forms, a range of sales support materials and a training programme for First Active staff.First Active sales & marketing director Frank Eve says: &#34We chose Legal & […]

Autif announces electronic project launch for next year

Autif has promised that its electronic project due to be launch in the first half of 1999 will revolutionise customer services. Stephen Patten, the director of the Autif-sponsored programme, in a speech to Autif&#39s investment funds conference, said: &#34Over the last 18 months our firm objective has been to lay the foundations for the gradual […]

WSB Awards announces Johnson Fleming as 2016 finalists

Johnson Fleming has been announced as a finalist in two categories at the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards: Employee Benefit Consultant of the Year and Financial Education Provider of the Year. The awards recognise the best providers, based on their ability to help employers and their employees in their provision of employee benefits and workplace pensions. Caroline Hope, marketing manager for […]


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