Royal London today announces the appointment of Jane Guyett CBE as non-executive director with effect from 4 August 2021.
Jane brings significant knowledge and experience of financial markets and corporate governance in the UK and globally. She has held senior roles with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London and New York and was also Chief Operating Officer (EMEA and Asia) of the Global Markets Group, and sat on the Board of Bank of America Securities.
Jane is also senior independent director of UK Government Investments Limited and, until 2018, was a non-executive director of UK Financial Investments Limited, advising the UK Government on its shareholdings in FTSE financial services companies.
Commenting on the appointment Kevin Parry, Chairman of Royal London, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Jane to the Royal London Board. With her wide-ranging financial services knowledge and extensive experience of remuneration requirements and the operational challenges of large institutions, Jane will bring significant insight and a strong contribution to our Board debates. Her appointment continues to broaden the make-up of our Board and diversity of our thinking. Following her appointment, the Board’s composition is evenly split between men and women.”
Jane Guyett said:
“I am very pleased to be joining the UK’s largest mutual insurer. As a mutual, Royal London plays a significant role not just in supporting its customers and members, but in broader society, with a focus on generating value over the long term for the benefit of current and future generations.”
Jane becomes a member of the Nominations and Governance Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
About Royal London
Royal London is the largest mutual life insurance, pensions and investment company in the UK, with assets under management of £148 billion, 8.8 million policies in force and 4,412 employees. Figures quoted are as at 31 December 2020.