MetLife makes retail appointments

MetLife has announced two retail appointments to demonstrate the company’s commitment to the adviser industry.

John Ashton and Dave Evans have joined MetLife as head of retail product and strategic account manager, respectively.

Mr Ashton will manage product strategy and strengthen the team’s senior experience, having more than 30 years’ experience in the industry.

Mr Evans will focus on the licensee platform and will drive growth for the MetLife protect business as the retail market responds positively to the innovative approach.


MetLife head of retail sales Matt Lippiatt said the appointments highlighted the breadth of experience being added to the team and the commitment by MetLife to the industry.

“They are both seasoned retail insurance professionals who are well known to advisers and licensees alike. Their deep experience will help us shape our offer and drive our engagement with the market as we continue to accelerate our growth,” said Mr Lippiatt.

“At a time of consolidation, MetLife is committed to backing advisers. These appointments are one more example of that commitment.”

MetLife makes retail appointments
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Eliot Hastie

Eliot Hastie

Eliot Hastie is a journalist at Momentum Media, writing primarily for its wealth and financial services platforms. 

Eliot joined the team in 2018 having previously written on Real Estate Business with Momentum Media as well.

Eliot graduated from the University of Westminster, UK with a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism).

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