Ex-E&Y partner joins LV= board

A FORMER Ernst & Young managing partner has joined insurance group LV= as a non-executive director.

James Dean, who worked at E&Y for 14 years, including a four-year stint as managing partner for its UK financial services audit practice, initially joins LV= as a member of the audit committee will replace Ian Reynolds as chairman in October.

Dean also served as chairman of the ICAEW Insurance Committee, has strong connections with the IASB, and is recognised as an expert in insurance accounting.

Given his audit experience, Dean will be charged with building relationships among the audit committee, LV= senior management and the company’s external and internal auditors.

“We wanted someone with significant recent and relevant financial experience and an insurance background to take on the role,” said group chief executive Mike Rogers.

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