Norwich Union launches new sales region

Article date: 2 January 2001

Norwich Union is pleased to announce the establishment of a newIFA sales region in Aberdeen with effect from 1st January.

The decision forms part of a fundamental restructuring of thetwo existing Scottish regions of Glasgow and Edinburgh and isdesigned to improve the service given to IFAs in the Aberdeenregion.

John Enos, Director of IFA Sales Operations, commented: "Thedecision to create a full regional office in Aberdeen with localsales and sales support staff comes in response to the increase ofnew business we have received in Scotland since the launch ofNorwich Union Life on the 1st of October.

"We are committed to growing our share of the IFA marketplaceand to providing a market leading service. Our strategy is toprovide IFAs with a local service from our regional offices.

"I have no doubt that the new Aberdeen region will play animportant part in ensuring Norwich Union achieves its salesobjectives during 2001, and wish them every success in thefuture."

Notes to editors

1. Norwich Union is the UK life and general insurance tradingbrand of holding company, CGNU plc, which was created from themerger between CGU and Norwich Union on 30 May 2000.

2. Norwich Union is the UK's largest life and pension company(based on 2000 new premium income) and is the No 1 IFA office .

3. This brings the total number of IFA regional offices to 35,each region has local sales management, sales and sales supportstaff .

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