MetLife UK appoints Justin Harper as Head of Propositions

MetLife UK, the protection and employee health benefits provider, has appointed Justin Harper as Head of Propositions for the UK. Justin will be responsible for overseeing the Employee Benefits and Individual Protection product portfolios and will lead proposition development.

Most imminently, Justin will lead the future direction and development of both individual and group protection. He will also represent MetLife UK at industry events to continue to allow MetLife to contribute to key issues facing the industry and protection needs of consumers.

Justin brings a wealth of knowledge to the role with over 30 years of experience in the protection industry, including roles in product design, marketing, compliance, advice, and training. Most recently Justin led protection proposition development at LV=, bringing to market innovative and award-winning income protection propositions, adviser engagement initiatives and digital protection advice tools.

Dominic Grinstead, Managing Director of MetLife UK commented: “Justin joins us at an exciting point with our market-leading proposition for employee benefits given the addition of Funeral Concierge last year. We are also looking forward to a pipeline of transformational enhancements. Justin will be an asset to the team as we further bolster our proposition this year.”

Justin Harper, Head of Propositions at MetLife UK commented: “With MetLife’s suite of benefit and protection products and round-the-clock commitment to supporting its customers and distribution partners to make protection simple, I am excited to get going on this journey. There is room and opportunity to reach and better serve more consumers with straightforward, high value and a differentiated protection offering. With exciting developments underway, I’m looking forward to making a positive impact within the industry.