Aegon strengthens protection team
Chris Hopkinson, joins from LV where he led the protection sales team for seven years and has experience in developing strategic adviser relationships and growing business value for both parties.
As distribution development director, Chris will strengthen existing and drive new strategic protection partnerships in the adviser channel.
Jon Fuller, also joins from LV where he was a protection consultant for the last four years.
As head of protection sales, Fuller will be responsible for leading the face to face sales delivery into the adviser channel.
One of his first responsibilities will be to grow the protection sales team by recruiting two new protection consultants.
Both join in August and will report to protection director Dougy Grant.
Grant said: “I’m delighted to welcome Chris and Jon to the team in August.
“We have exciting and ambitious plans for the growth of our protection business and attracting talented professionals like them to an already strong team is key to achieving these plans.
“These appointments reflect our ongoing commitment to our protection business and I look forward to working with Chris and Jon as we enlarge our team and realise our ambitions.”