3 July 2019Life

MS Amlin snares COO from the Post Office

Global re/insurer MS Amlin has appointed Rob Houghton as chief operating officer. He is expected to start in his role by mid-October and will be part of the executive team, reporting to the CEO, Simon Beale.

He joins from the UK's Post Office where he currently serves as COO, having joined the company as CIO and change director in 2016. Before that he was at Aviva where he held a series a roles, including UK CIO, North American CIO and global solutions delivery director.

Beale welcomed Houghton’s unrivalled experience and strong track record leadership in a number of strategic initiatives. “Rob is extremely well-placed to help drive MS Amlin’s long-term strategy as we continue to focus on repositioning the business for a sustainable and profitable future,” he said.

The appointment is subject to regulatory approval.