LV= has appointed Katherine Carnegie as chief commercial officer.
Carnegie, who joined LV= in 2012, has a background in driving innovation and growth as well as a wealth of experience creating distribution strategies. She will take up her new responsibilities and become a member of the LV= executive team, where she will oversee the retirement, protection, and investment divisions.
Carnegie will also concentrate on accelerating the growth of LV’s wide variety of products, such as the development of the acclaimed protection division and the extension of the Smoothed Managed Fund line.
LV= chief executive David Hynam says: “I am delighted to appoint Katherine Carnegie as our new Chief Commercial Officer. Her experience of LV=, financial services and commitment to deliver the best possible outcomes for our members, advisers and colleagues is a fantastic addition to my executive team.
“Katherine will play a key role in continuing to grow our strong and thriving mutual Life and Pensions business. Building on the success of LV= Platform Services, recently launched new Lifestyle Equity Release products and a transition to BlackRock as Primary Asset Manager.”
Carnegie says: “I’m excited to be appointed to the LV= executive team as chief commercial officer.
“LV= is an incredibly dynamic place to be, with a great values-driven culture that puts members and advisers first in everything we do. I’m looking forward to contributing to our future growth.
“My priorities will be to work with the teams across investment, protection and retirement to drive the success of LV’s diverse product offering and contribute to building a strong and sustainable future as a mutual Life and Pensions business.”