New director of marketing for Norwich Union Life in York

Article date: 4 May 2001

Robert Fletcher has been appointed as director of marketing forNorwich Union's Life and Pensions business in York.

Robert, who is 36, will be responsible for IFA and BuildingSociety Partnership marketing together with sales and marketingplanning and market intelligence. He will also facilitate theoverall development and delivery of the sales and marketingstrategy.

Previously Robert has held a number of senior sales managementroles within Norwich Union, CGU and Commercial Union. More recentlyhe was divisional manager within the IFA business covering Centraland South West.

Robert said: "There are many challenges currently facing theindustry making this an exciting time to be taking up my new role.With my team I will be working closely with IFAs and our otherbusiness partners to ensure we provide the support and solutionsexpected of the market leading life company."

Notes to Editors

  • CGU plc and Norwich Union plc merged on 30 May 2000 to createCGNU plc, the UK's largest insurance group and one of the top-fiveinsurers in Europe with substantial positions in other marketsaround the world, making it the world's sixth largest insurerbased on gross worldwide premiums.
  • CGNU's principal business activities are long-term savings,fund management and general insurance, with worldwide premiumincome and retail investment sales from ongoing business of over¬£27 billion and assets under management of more than ¬£210billion.
  • From October 2000, the combined life and pensions, generalinsurance and retail fund management businesses in the UK operateunder the Norwich Union brand, while the institutional investmentbusiness operates under the Morley Fund Management brand.
  • Norwich Union's news releases are available on thiswebsite.

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