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Standard life adds to workplace team


Standard Life has appointed John Cooper to its workplace executive team to develop its workplace proposition.

Cooper was most recently chief operation officer of Alexander Forbes but left the business in December.

Standard UK and Europe chief executive Paul Matthews says: “John has worked at the forefront of the employee benefits market for the best part of 30 years and brings with him significant experience and insights, so we are delighted John has agreed to join our team.”

Cooper says: “I am looking forward to drawing on my experience to help deliver the best outcomes for customers and advisers and to working with the team to take the business to the next level.”



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