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Tenet chairman joins CII board

The Tenet Group chairman Barry Kayes has joined the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Faculty of Life and Pensions advisory board.

The faculty says one of its key aims is to help companies drive up standards of professionalism and good practice and to enhance consumer confidence and promote career opportunities.

In order to help shape the faculty’s strategy and ensure the CII’s qualifications, training and competence solutions meet the specific needs of the sector the Institute formed an advisory board of senior industry figures – chaired by CII president Peter Hales. 

Hales says, “It is important that the Board reflects all aspects of the market and I am delighted that we have been able to attract such a high profile figure from the intermediary market in Barry Kayes to join us. His breadth of experience will be invaluable.”

Kayes says: Knowledge, understanding and professionalism are indispensable pre-requisites for anyone working in our market and the CII and the Faculty promote the highest standards and perform a critical role on our behalf. I am passionate about professionalism and am thrilled to be asked to support and enhance the work of the Faculty.”

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