Canada Life Group Insurance today announces a number of senior management team changes affecting the Group Protection leadership.
Tim Stoves, previously interim managing director of Canada Life Group Insurance, has assumed the role of managing director.
Mr Stoves praised Ian McMullan, former managing director of Canada Life, for his "incredible work to bring the organisation to the market-leading position it currently enjoys".
"With these strong foundations in place, and the continuity provided by an excellent and experienced management team, I am confident we can build on Ian’s legacy while retaining our leading position.”
Other senior management team changes announced today include the appointment of Andy Tarzey as operations director of group Insurance.
Under Mr Tarzey's stewardship as head of operations, Canada Life Group was ranked number one service provider by advisers for the eighth year in a row, according to the company.
Also Helen Abiona, previously senior pricing actuary will now assume the role of head of pricing, Group insurance.
Doug Brown, UK CEO of Canada Life Group Insurance said of the appointments: “At Canada Life we have a clear vision of what we want to achieve, and this is enabled through a strong and experienced workforce led by an aligned and focused senior leadership team.
"Despite a challenging market, we have cemented ourselves as market leaders, and are now in a great position to embrace the opportunities and challenges ahead and with Tim at the helm we hope to build on the very strong foundations and strategies for growth that Ian McMullan built for us.”