Appointments update 20 September 2019

Just Group has appointed David Richardson as its group chief executive officer.

Richardson will also be CEO of the group’s insurance subsidiaries, Just Retirement and Partnership Life Assurance Company. He will also retain his roles as interim group chief financial officer and managing director of UK corporate business. Prior to joining Just in 2013, Richardson was group chief actuary of Phoenix Group.

Citrus DB master trust has named Peter Thompson as its chair of trustees.

Thompson, who is client director at Capital Cranfield, has 15 years of experience as a professional trustee dealing with a range if schemes, including several with assets in excess of £1bn. He has also handled a regulated apportionment arrangement, several buyouts and a company voluntary arrangement. Thompson has been chairman of the PLSA and master of the Worshipful Company of Actuaries.

The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) has appointed three non-executive directors to its board - Rodney Norman, Nailesh Rambhai and Anna Troup.

Commenting, PPF chairman, Arnold Wagner, said: “Rodney has a strong finance background gained in industry, banking and more recently at HM Treasury and National Savings and Investments, along with significant non-executive experience. Nailesh has worked closely with pension trustees and his strategic business experience, currently working as a senior executive for a Fortune 50 business, adds valuable perspective. Anna is a qualified lawyer who brings over 20 years’ experience in financial services, asset management, investment banking, governance and operational risk. Their combined expertise will prove invaluable to the PPF.”

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