Barry joins from Standard Life Aberdeen where he was Head of Standard Life Aberdeen’s UK business covering pensions, savings, platforms and asset management.
He started his career at Standard Life, a mutual insurance company, in 1988 and went on to hold a number of senior management positions in the company before moving on to roles at HBOS, Prudential and Standard Life Aberdeen. He was previously a non-executive director at Phoenix.
Upon taking up his new role, CEO Barry O’Dwyer said:
As a mutual Royal London has a great story to tell. It shares its profits with its customers and puts its customers firmly at the heart of its proposition development and service.
We are well-placed to continue to build a truly customer-centric and successful business.
Regulatory approval for Barry O’Dwyer’s appointment is in progress.