By Andrew Cowan Ginny Broad has been appointed to the newly created role of head of corporate commu...
By Andrew Cowan
Ginny Broad has been appointed to the newly created role of head of corporate communications with Winterhur Life. In her new role, Broad is responsible for media relations and public affairs, as well as international communications, sponsorship and events. Broad has 10 years' experience in financial services, notably at Manchester-based insurance giant CIS, and more recently as communications manager at Lloyds TSB subsidiary Abbey Life.
Gerard Healy has been appointed as chief executive of MGM, taking over from Peter Headey, who will be retiring at the end of October. Healy joins MGM from the Guardian Royal Exchange/Axa group where he was chief executive for Ireland, with responsibility for the life and general insurance operations.
Commenting on the appointment, MGM Assurance chairman, Christopher Reeves, said: "Gerard Healy brings with him very broad experience of the insurance industry with an outstanding record and we are delighted he will be joining GM Assurance as chief executive."
Simon Hastilow and Mark Hall-Smith have been appointed to Marketeye, a subsidiary of Primark Corporation. Hastilow, who will be responsible for creating and implementing Marketeye's communication strategy, previously worked for integrated communications agency Interfocus, where he advised companies such as Scottish Life and Eurobet.com. He has 10 years' consumer marketing experience, which has focused on providing marketing strategies and communicating corporate messages for a number of leading brand names.
Hall-Smith has been appointed as head of advertising, responsible for revenue generation across all areas of advertising and sponsorship. He joins Marketeye from Teletext, where he was manager of agency sales and the Financial Times, where he spent over four years working across a number of its markets.
Anne-Maree O'Connor has been appointed as associate director SRI (Socially Responsible Investment) Research with Morley Fund Management. O'Connor, who joins Morley from Henderson Investors, will work with seven of her previous colleagues from the Henderson SRI team, lead by Clare Brook, who joined the group three weeks ago.
O'Connor brings several years of experience in SRI research to her new role. Prior to Henderson, where she was head of research SRI, she worked for Jupiter and NPI Asset Management. She has particular expertise on the corporate social responsibility.
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