Alan Knowles to step down as chair of Protection Distributor's Group

Neil McCarthy to act as chair on interim basis

John Brazier
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Alan Knowles to step down as chair of Protection Distributor's Group

The Protection Distributor’s Group (PDG) has announced that chair Alan Knowles is to step down from the position after three years in the role.

The group has appointed Neil McCarthy, who recently retired from the life and protection industry, having spent the past dozen years with Direct Life & Pensions, will act as chair on an interim basis until the end of the year. Knowles, who has been chair of the group since October 2018, has decided to step down from the role in order to focus on his adviser business, Cura Financial Services. "I've been honoured to chair the PDG over the last few years and I'm proud of the hugely positiv...

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