Mark Jones has left Sun Life to join Legal and General as product director, UK protection for its insurance division.
At Sun Life he was responsible for its proposition and at L&G he will be responsible for the development of both retail and group protection products across all distribution channels.
Jones has a track record of developing a range of innovative propositions across the full range of protection products. He will report to Steve Griffiths, managing director for UK protection.
Griffiths said: “I’m delighted that Mark has joined Legal and General, as our new product director.
“We are proud of our position in the protection market and Mark brings a wealth of experience which will help us to continue to develop exciting and innovative solutions for our customers.”
Jones added: “‘Legal & General has a great reputation for pricing plus technical expertise in claims and underwriting.
“My role is to focus on the products and ensure we can leverage our excellence to create the most compelling propositions for all our distribution channels and target markets. I’m genuinely excited to have this opportunity.”