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Richard Rowney appointed to ABI Board

Richard Rowney, LV=Richard Rowney, Chief Executive of LV, has been appointed to the Board of the ABI. He will replace retiring LV CEO Mike Rogers.

ABI Chairman Andy Briggs said:

"I am delighted that Richard Rowney will be joining the Board of the ABI in his new role as Chief Executive of LV=. He is rightly credited with transforming the company’s life business and is highly regarded as an exceptional business leader. He brings considerable expertise in life and pensions and a valuable understanding of both the challenges and opportunities facing the life insurance industry."

Richard Rowney said:

"The life and pensions industry faces the dual challenges of significant Government reform and fundamental changes in the way people plan and provide for their retirement. I look forward to working with the rest of the ABI board to help shape the future of the industry for the continued benefit of customers."

Richard Rowney biography

  • Managing Director, Life & Pensions, LV= 2010 - 2016
  • Chief Operating Officer, LV= 2007 - 2010
  • Integration Director, Barclays Bank 2005 - 2007
  • Chief Operating Officer, Premier Banking, Barclays Bank 2003 - 2005
  • Risk Director, Small Business, Barclays Bank 2001 - 2003

Prior to this Richard held various roles across Barclays corporate and retail banking between 1992 and 2001.

Aged 45, Richard holds a first class degree in Geography from the University of Leeds, an MBA from Henley Business School and has completed the Harvard Management Programme. He lives in Poole, supports AFC Bournemouth and is an independent director of the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership.


Last updated 25/07/2016