Direct Line names new chief financial officer

Direct Line Group has announced that Jane Poole will become group chief financial officer, subject to regulatory approval, and will join the board in October 2024. She joins from Aviva where she was CFO of the carrier’s UK and Ireland general insurance business.

Danuta Gray, chair of Direct Line Group, said: “The Board is delighted to welcome Jane Poole as our new Group CFO. Jane has impressive experience in the UK general insurance market and an enviable record of success in leading teams in personal and commercial lines insurance. The Board conducted an extensive search to secure such a high calibre appointee and I am confident that Jane Poole will be a great asset to our organisation.”

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