Scottish Widows is appointing Graeme Bold to the role of director of workplace pensions to lead development of its workplace strategy to market, its GPP and master trust propositions and helping develop its broader financial planning and retirement strategy.
Bold joins from M&G Prudential. He was previously strategy director at Standard Life Aberdeen, as well has having held a number of roles in Standard Life including leading the workplace pension proposition and workplace client services and operations.
Bold says: “There has been significant progress in recent years to increase participation in workplace pensions and lots more we can do to help people prepare for retirement. I am thrilled to be joining a business committed to investing in the market to help achieve this.
“Scottish Widows has a unique position as part of Lloyds Banking Group, with ambitious plans, and a commitment to great service for advisers, clients and members – and I’m excited to be a part of its future.”
Lloyds Banking Group managing director of pensions and investments Jeff Sayers says: “Graeme brings a huge breadth of experience as a leader within the corporate pensions industry and his understanding of opportunities and challenges will be a valuable asset to the team as we continue to evolve our proposition.
“I am confident that with his skills, energy and expertise, he will make a significant contribution to helping us achieve our goal to become a market leader for advisers and customers.”