Personal Group Appoints Commercial Relationships Director
Press Release 8 March 2016
Personal Group Holdings plc
(“Personal Group” or “the Company” or “the Group”)
Personal Group appoints Commercial Relationships Director
Personal Group (AIM:PGH), a leading provider of employee benefits and employee related insurance products in the UK, is pleased to announce the appointment of George Farrow as Commercial Relationships Director.
Prior to working in the Employee Benefits Sector, George spent over 25 years in corporate banking both in the UK and New York for NatWest and Lloyds TSB. During his time at Lloyds, he was tasked with establishing a new employee benefits service, developing Bringme, a sector leading voluntary benefits product, before managing its sale to Asperity in 2007. In 2009, George joined Asperity’s Board (now known as Reward Gateway) initially as Client Services Director and then subsequently becoming Chief Operating Officer. George was attracted to Personal Group’s expansive offering including voluntary benefits, insurance products and salary sacrifice home technology and mobile phones.
Commercial Relationships Director is a new role, aimed at progressing the growth of hapi, Personal Group’s easy to use online benefits platform. George will also support PG Mobile propositions and the current business development side of the Group.
David Walker, Chief Commercial Officer at Personal Group commented: “We are delighted to be able to welcome George to the Personal Group family. He brings with him a wealth of experience in the employee benefits sector, which will help the company to progress through the next stage of its evolution. His combined knowledge of the wider finance industry and reward space will help the Group foster new, and support existing, commercial relationships going forward.”
Commenting on his appointment, George said: “I am excited to be at a Company with such great potential and I look forward to playing my part in making Personal Group the go to benefits provider. The Company is at the forefront of employee services, centred around its new hapi platform, alongside the recent acquisitions of Lets Connect and PG Mobile. No other provider in the market can offer the multi-faceted proposition that Personal Group does.”
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Personal Group Holdings Plc
Mark Scanlon, Chief Executive +44 (0)1908 605 000
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Alex Shaw / James Burman +44 (0)20 7398 7700