UK - Chris Kenny has been appointed head of life and pensions at the Association of British Insurers. He succeeds Alan Woods who will be returning to the department for work and pensions following his period of secondment.
Kenny joins the ABI in January from Oftel, where he is director of compliance. He will be responsible for leading the ABI’s work on the savings gap, pension reform and the regulation of the life industry.
Director-general Mary Francis said: “Policymakers are increasingly looking to the industry for new thinking and constructive ideas to help close the savings gap and ensure pension provision is modern and efficient. Under Chris’s leadership we will develop and expand our ability to play this role.”
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