Legal & General has appointed Mike Edwards as sales director in its pension scheme insurance de-risking solutions team according to ProfessionalPensions.com.
Edwards has more than nine years' experience in pensions consultancy, previously working at Hewitt Associates and most recently at KPMG. He has experience of advising companies on design and implementation of pension de-risking arrangements, including one of the earliest ‘all risks' transactions in the UK market.
L&G pension scheme insurance de-risking solutions head of business development Tom Ground said: "Although bulk purchase annuity business can be ‘lumpy' we believe that there will be continuing strong interest in pension scheme de-risking solutions during 2013.
He added: "Mike's experience will help trustees and companies understand the various de-risking solutions available to them."