Two non-executive directors with decades of experience in financial services have joined the Ageas UK Boards.

Tara Waite and Jeremy Haynes have been appointed as non-executive directors of: Ageas (UK) Limited, Ageas Insurance Limited, Ageas Retail Limited and Ageas Services (UK) Limited.

Jeremy’s extensive experience in financial services began as an actuary in 1989 at Bacon & Woodrow. He held senior roles at Zurich and RSA Insurance Group, and most recently was a Partner in Deloitte UK where he led engagements across actuarial reserving, capital, pricing and transaction diligence.

Tara also worked at RSA Insurance Group where she held senior roles including Chief Executive Officer of the group’s business in Latvia and Managing Director of RSA UK’s SME and Delegated Authority business. She then joined Wonga Group, the online consumer lending business, as UK Chief Executive Officer, before subsequently taking over as Wonga Group Chief Executive Officer, a role she held until January this year. 

Andy Watson, CEO, Ageas UK welcomed the appointments and said: Jeremy and Tara bring to the Ageas UK Boards very significant and varied experience that will be very valuable to us, and I am delighted to welcome them to Ageas.

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Notes to editors

  1. James Furse resigned as non-executive director on 31 December 2018.
  2. Jeremy Haynes is now Chair of the Ageas UK Audit Committee
  3. Malcolm McCaig is Chair of the Ageas UK Board Risk Committee