Saga, the UK’s specialist in products and services for life after 50, has announced the appointment of Gareth Hoskin as non-executive director, effective 11 March 2019.
Hoskin joins Saga from Legal & General where he spent nearly 20 years in a variety of roles, most recently as CEO International, where he was responsible for the North American, European, Middle East, Indian and Far East insurance markets.
Before this he held a number of roles in finance, retail marketing and HR. Prior to Legal & General, Hoskin’s worked at PwC for 12 years, where he trained as an accountant.
Gareth is currently audit chair and senior independent director (subject to regulatory approval) at Leeds Building Society, the UK’s fifth largest building society, with more than 809,000 members and total assets of £19.5bn. He is also trustee, non-executive director and chair of the audit and risk committees at Diabetes UK Limited.
Commenting on the appointment, Patrick O’Sullivan, Saga chairman, said: “We are delighted that Gareth will be joining the Board of Saga. We will benefit from his diverse experience at Legal & General across Saga’s businesses and particularly as we continue to develop our insurance business in today’s market.”