The first raft of appointments to the mega insurer CGNU's UK life business
has seen four CGU and two Norwich Union people appointed to senior
Sales and marketing director of the UK life arm will be Peter Hales. He is
CGU Life sales and marketing director.
NU group wealth management managing director Nick Smith will take up the
equivalent position in the combined group's life operation.
NU's managing director of long-term savings Mike Kirsh will be consumer
business director. CGU Life's director of customer services Gill Vance will
be business services director.
CGU Life's finance director Mike Urmston will become chief actuary. CGU's
Peter Hessy becomes human resources director.
The life offices will continue to trade separately until the single
marketing group is up and running in the autumn.
Designate chief executive Philip Scott says: “We are committed to
communicating as quickly and as frequently as we can, to reassure our
business partners, IFAs and customers that the integration will be as
efficient and speedy as possible.”