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Standard Life CFO Jackie Hunt to head Pru UK and Europe

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Standard Life chief financial officer Jackie Hunt is joining Prudential as chief executive of UK and Europe.

Current chief executive Rob Devey will leave the company at the end of October to pursue new opportunities.

Hunt joined Standard Life in 2009 and has held a number of senior leadership roles at Royal & Sun Alliance and Aviva.

Pru group chief executive Tidjane Thiam says: “Jackie Hunt joins Prudential with a proven track record of delivery in the highly competitive UK insurance market. I am delighted a person of her talent and experience is joining the group.

“I would like to thank Rob for the contribution he has made towards the progress of Prudential UK and Europe over the past four years and wish him all the best with his next challenge.”

Hunt says: “I greatly look forward to joining Prudential, which combines a proud heritage with a clear forward-looking strategy for meeting customers’ savings and protection needs.”

Devey says: “The UK business has emerged from challenging macro-economic conditions in excellent health. The time is right for me to pursue the next stage in my career. I would like to thank Tidjane and my executive colleagues for their support during the past four years.”

Thameside Wealth director Tom Kean says: “Standard Life has an enviable industry reputation and the Pru has done well to recruit someone at this level from Standard.”

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