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ABI announces two new Board members

The Association of British Insurers has further strengthened its Board with the appointment of two new Board members – Colm Holmes and Clare Bousfield. Both appointments are effective from 1 December.

Colm Holmes, Allianz UK CEO, will replace Jon Dye who stepped down as Allianz CEO on 30th November, having attended his last Board meeting in October.

Clare Bousfield, Managing Director for Retail & Savings, M&G plc replaces Julian Adams who is retiring from his role at M&G, having attended his last Board meeting in October.

Barry O’Dwyer, ABI President, said:

Barry-ODwyer500x500.jpg“I am very pleased to welcome Colm and Clare to the ABI Board. Both bring a wealth of expertise and experience, which will be fully utilised in the Board’s work in defining and executing future ABI strategy at this crucial time for our insurance and long-term savings industry.”

Colm Holmes commented:

Colm Holmes (head and shoulders shot).jpg"I am delighted to be re-joining the ABI Board at such an exciting and challenging time for our industry. “The ABI plays a highly significant role in shaping the insurance and long-term savings market, and I am looking forward to working with the rest of the Board to support the developments that our customers and members want to see.”

Clare Bousfield.jpgClare Bousfield said:

“Our industry faces perpetual change and opportunities, but what remains unchanged is our need to protect ourselves, our families and to plan for the future. I look forward to working with my Board colleagues to help ensure that our industry is best placed to meet these needs.”



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Last updated 03/12/2021