MPS welcomes new Finance Director, Howard Kew
28 Nov 2011
The Medical Protection Society (MPS) has appointed Howard Kew, former Chief Executive of Financial Leeds, as the Finance Director to succeed Simon Kayll who takes up the position of Chief Executive for MPS in January.
Mr Kew will start at MPS in December and will be based in Leeds, where he will lead the Finance and Membership Services function. He will also take responsibility for more than £1.7 billion of funds that MPS holds to protect its members' interests. He brings with him over 20 years experience in financial services, including a range of senior management positions at Aviva UK Life.
My job is to join a winning team and ensure continued success for the organisation
Mr Kayll said: "We are very pleased to have secured Howard as a member of MPS’s Executive Team and I am certain he will contribute to MPS’s financial strength. Howard's range of experience includes the mutual sector, one of the UK's leading insurance companies and a highly influential role at Financial Leeds. This experience puts Howard in a strong position to take up the position of Finance Director and I look forward to welcoming him next month."
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Kew said: "I am absolutely delighted to be joining MPS at an exciting time for the organisation. MPS has extensive expertise and manages a substantial international investment portfolio. It is the leading player in its field and my job is to join a winning team and ensure continued success for the organisation."
For further information please contact Kelly Ley-Dahm, Media and Communications Officer, MPS, on +44 20 7399 1428.