LV confirms new leadership team

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

Starting from 28 December, Steve Treloar will become CEO of the general insurance business, with Alan Cook named the new chairman.

Steve 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.’

The changes also see digital director Heather Smith become chief customer officer, while Mike Crane and Selwyn Fernandes remain managing directors of the broker and direct businesses.

Meanwhile, Kevin Wenzel joins as chief financial officer from Allianz UK. LV is talking to current finance director Kieran O’Keefe about other opportunities within the group.