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Swiss Life appoints new risk head

Swiss Life has appointed Chris McFarlane as its new head of risk and product management.

McFarlane will be responsible for the underwriting claims, product management and actuarial functions with the provider&#39s employee benefits division.

McFarlane has joined from Unum where he was marketing development manager. Prior to that he was previously with Barclays Life and Sun Alliance.

Swiss Life managing director Steve Burnett says: “We are delighted to have Chris on board at an exciting time for Swiss Life when we are seeing significant growth in our business.”

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