UK - Pensions advisory service OPAS has appointed Lovells partner Jane Samsworth as chairman.
Samsworth will take over when Anna Edgeworth steps down at the end of March after two years in office.
Samsworth has been a member of the OPAS board since 1993 and was appointed deputy chairman two years ago.
She is a former president of the Society of Pension Consultants and a Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute.
Samsworth said it was an interesting time to become OPAS chairman with so much activity within pensions.
She commented: “Following the publication of the Pensions Bill and the Informed Choices for Working and Saving, the next two years promises to be an extremely busy period for OPAS as we seek to work with the government to help improve the public’s understanding of pensions. It will be a challenge.”
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