LV= Appoints Clive Bolton as MD, Life & Pensions

Financial services mutual LV= has appointed Clive Bolton as Managing Director, Life & Pensions with immediate effect, subject to regulatory approval.

Clive brings extensive experience of the life and pensions market having spent 11 years at Aviva Life UK, five of which were as Managing Director of Retirement Solutions.  He is currently a consultant with the International Longevity Centre and a Non-Executive Member of the Civil Service Pension Scheme Advisory Board.

At LV=, Clive will replace John Perks who is leaving to join the Police Mutual Group as Chief Executive in April.

Richard Rowney, LV= Chief Executive, said: “John has played a key part in taking the life business from sales of £500 million a year to over £2 billion and leaves an organization well placed to deliver on its goals for customers, members and advisers.  We wish him every success in the future.

“Clive Bolton is a hugely impressive business leader with a proven track record of growing and developing life businesses based around the needs of customers and advisers.  He brings an extensive understanding of the life and pensions market and I’m confident that he’ll contribute significantly to LV=’s future success.”