The Exeter has appointed Steve Bryan as director of distribution and marketing.
Prior to joining The Exeter, Bryan was with Legal and General, his most recent post being Director, Intermediary. In his new role, Steve will take a place on the Full and Executive Boards and assume responsibility for sales, marketing and product development teams. Andy Chapman, chief executive of The Exeter said: "I'm delighted to appoint Steve to this pivotal position. He has proven in his career to date that he has the experience, ability and personality to drive an organisation forward....
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