LV reveals GI executive team as part of Allianz partnership

Steve Treloar

LV as revealed the executive team that will lead the general insurance business as part of its strategic partnership with Allianz.

With effect from 28 December, Steve Treloar, pictured, will become CEO of the General Insurance business, reporting into Alan Cook who will be the new chairman. Alan will also continue to be chairman of Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society.

Treloar said: “I’m delighted to have appointed my new executive team. This is an exciting time for our general insurance business and I’m confident that we will continue to build on our excellent foundations, grow our business and achieve our goal of becoming the go-to personal lines insurer in the UK.”

Heather Smith, currently digital director, will be promoted to chief customer officer. The claims sourcing team will move to report to Martin Milliner, who will remain as claims director.

The broker and direct businesses will continue to be managed by Mike Crane and Selwyn Fernandes, who remain as managing directors of their respective business functions. Hugh Kenyon will also continue in his role as pricing director and Keith Misson will remain as business change director.

Kevin Wenzel will join as chief financial officer from Allianz UK where he is currently chief actuary. As a result, LV said it is working with current finance director Kieran O’Keefe to explore other opportunities within the group.

In addition. Gavin Drescher has been promoted to IT change delivery director, Peter Sinden has been appointed as strategy, transformation and engagement director, and the roles of chief risk officer and HR director currently remain vacant.

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