Underwriting, claims and operation consultant who has previously worked for Bupa
Chris Pollard will start the role of chief operating officer (COO) in March 2019, subject to regulatory approval.
As a consultant, his clients have included EY, LV= and Prudential in recent years and he also served as chief underwriter at Bupa and head of underwriting, claims and operations, at Friends Life (which is now part of Aviva).
He will take a place on both the full and executive boards at The Exeter, assuming responsibility for operations, underwriting and claims.
"Chris joins The Exeter at a really exciting time for the business and I look forward to welcoming him to our team," said Andy Chapman, CEO, The Exeter. "Chris has a wealth of experience within the protection industry and will play a pivotal role in helping the senior team further shape and grow the company."
Pollard added: "I'm delighted to be joining a company as diverse as The Exeter. I firmly believe The Exeter is at the forefront of the industry in ensuring those that need protection can have access to it. I am looking forward to working with the team to help continue their hard work, delivering consistent improvements for the industry, advisers and members."
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