Derek Plummer appointed director of corporate partnerships

Article date: 15 September 2000

Derek Plummer has been appointed director of corporatepartnerships, with immediate effect.

Derek, who will be based in Perth, has already made asignificant impact in the role, following his temporary appointmentin July. He has been working with his team to manage theintegration process and ensure continuity of existing corporatepartner relationships.

Derek was previously marketing director for Norwich UnionGeneral Insurance and has vast experience of working with corporatepartners over the last few years.

In his new role, Derek will be developing Norwich Union’smarket-leading position in branded and non-branded insuranceservices, working closely with both financial and other corporatepartners.

Commenting on his new role, Derek said, "I am delighted with mynew role and the exciting opportunities to work with existing andnew partners, developing unique propositions for theircustomers."

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Media contact:

Liz Nicholson - Norwich Union press office on 01603 688263

Note to Editors:

A photograph of Derek Plummer has been sent via ISDN.

CGU and Norwich Union merged on 30 May 2000 to create CGNU plc -the world’s 6th largest insurer, the UK's largest insurancegroup and one of the top-five life insurers in Europe withsubstantial positions in other markets around the world.

CGNU's principal business activities are long-term savings,general insurance and asset management with worldwide premiumincome and retail investment sales of £26 billion and assets undermanagement of more than £200 billion.

From October, the combined life and pensions, general insuranceand retail fund businesses in the UK will operate under the NorwichUnion brand, while the institutional business will operate underthe Morley Fund Management brand

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