UK - Industry and civil service veteran Sir Bryan Carsberg has been appointed chairman of the Pensions Compensation Board.
The part time role was formerly held by Julian Farrand who held the post in addition to being pensions ombudsman.
Sir Bryan, 62, is a chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Actuaries. He was formery secretary general of the International Accounting Standards Committee and director general of both Oftel and the Office of Fair Trading.
In his new post he will have responsibility for investigating schemes whose employers have become insolvent, where there are allegations of misappropriation of pension assets.
Two schemes currently under investigation - the Cheney Pension Scheme and the Biltons Tableware Pension Scheme.
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