Briggs takes on top role at Widows

SCOTTISH Widows has appointed Andy Briggs as managing director of marketing and distribution. He replaces Nathan Moss who is to move to a senior role within the retail banking sector at Lloyds TSB Group.

Briggs, who will report directly to Scottish Widows chief executive Archie Kane, will be responsible for market strategy, new business acquisition and marketing to independent financial advisers.

Briggs, a trained actuary, joined Scottish Widows from Prudential where he worked for more than 19 years, most recently, as chief executive of retirement income at Prudential UK & Europe.