Key promotion at Norwich Union

Article date: 4 December 2001

Linda Wallace has been promoted to head of major accounts IFA atNorwich Union – the UK’s largest insurer. Reportingdirectly to David Barral, director of IFA development, Linda willbe based in York and on a day-to-day basis will be responsible forbuilding relationships and developing business with IFAs across themajor IFA accounts sector.

Linda, who has spent nearly nine years with Norwich Union, CGUand Commercial Union in various management posts, joins from theLiverpool office, where she held the post of regional manager incharge of IFA sales. Prior to joining Norwich Union, Linda workedfor a number of life companies including Scottish Amicable and hasspent time as an IFA.

Linda said: “This is an exciting time to be joining themajor accounts team and I am really looking forward to taking onthe challenges this role provides.”

David Barral, director of IFA development, comments: “I amdelighted to announce Linda’s promotion. Bringing with herover eighteen years experience and a fresh perspective as a highlysuccessful regional manager, Linda will play an important role inhelping Norwich Union to achieve its ambitious plans for this highpotential sector and deliver the best possible service levels toour customers. I am sure everyone will want to join me incongratulating Linda on her promotion and wish her every success inher new role.”


Notes to editors

  • Norwich Union is the UK’s largest insurer. It is theUK’s largest provider of life, pensions and investmentproducts and one of the leading IFA providers. IFAs provide around75% of the company’s long-term savings business.
  • Norwich Union has strategic alliances with over 20 buildingsocieties and other leading UK brand names including TescoPersonal Finance and The Royal Bank of Scotland Group.
  • Norwich Union’s news releases are available on thisinternet site
  • A selection of images are available from the Norwich UnionNewscast site at

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