Legal & General Appoints Paul Miller as Group Strategy and M&A Director.

02 March 2017

Legal & General Group Plc has today announced the appointment of Paul Miller as Group Strategy and M&A Director. This is a new position, reporting to Nigel Wilson, Group Chief Executive. In this role Paul will co-ordinate and advance Group wide strategy, working in collaboration with colleagues across the Group. Paul, who will be a member of the Group Executive Committee, will start in June 2017.

Paul is currently Head of EMEA Insurance within the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs International, where he has spent 17 years covering a range of UK and international insurance companies.

Nigel Wilson, Group CEO of Legal & General said: ”Paul brings outstanding and relevant commercial capability and experience to Legal & General, providing leadership to the development and execution of our growth strategy.  Furthermore his management style fits well with our culture of positive constructive collaboration.  I am delighted that Paul has chosen to join Legal & General.”

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Notes to editors:

Legal & General Group Plc:

  1. Established in 1836, Legal & General is a leading provider of insurance, savings and investment management products in the UK. The Group has a market capitalisation of £15bn (as at 01 March 2017) and is responsible for investing £841.5bn worldwide (as at 30 June 2016) on behalf of investors, policyholders and shareholders.
  2. Legal & General has over seven million customers in the UK for life assurance, pensions, investments and general insurance plans and over one million customers in the US who rely on us for life assurance.
  3. In 2015, Legal & General's operating profit (IFRS basis) was £1,455m and adjusted earnings per share were 18.58p for the period, an increase of 14% and 11% respectively. For H1 2016 Legal & General’s adjusted operating profit was £822m, an increase of 10%, profit before tax attributable to equity holders was £826m, an increase of 23%, adjusted earnings per share were 11.20p for the period, an increase of 14%, and net cash generation of £727m, an increase of 16%.
  4. Legal & General is listed on the London Stock Exchange with the ticker symbol LGEN.LN and has an American Depositary Receipt ticker symbol OTC:LGGNY.  Further information on our ADR program can be found here: http://www.legalandgeneralgroup.com/investors/adr.html

 

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