Saga plc (LON:SAGA), the UK’s specialist in products and services for life after 50, today announced the appointment of Gareth Hoskin as Non-Executive Director with effect from 11 March 2019.
Gareth spent nearly 20 years with Legal & General in a variety of roles, including as a main Board Director and latterly as CEO International, where he was responsible for the North American, European, Middle East, Indian and Far East insurance markets. Prior to that he held a variety of roles in finance, retail marketing and HR. Before joining Legal & General, Gareth worked at PwC for 12 years, where he trained as an Accountant.
Gareth is currently Audit Chair and Senior Independent Director (subject to regulatory approval) at Leeds Building Society, the UK’s fifth largest building society, with more than 809,000 members and total assets of £19.5 billion. He is also Trustee, Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committees at Diabetes UK Limited.
Patrick O’Sullivan, Saga Chairman, said:
“We are delighted that Gareth will be joining the Board of Saga. We will benefit from his diverse experience at Legal & General across Saga’s businesses and particularly as we continue to develop our insurance business in today’s market.”
Gareth does not currently have any interest in shares in Saga.