Kay Westgarth joins Aviva as head of pension distribution

Kay Westgarth joins Aviva as head of pension distribution

“She plays an important role in tapping into new opportunities to develop the pension market. She supports advisors in achieving the best results for clients.”
– Matt McGill, MD of Aviva Equity Release

Aviva has appointed Kay Westgarth as its new head of pensions distribution.

Kay has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. She joined Key Group in 2018 in later life lending, having held key positions at Lloyds Banking Group, Prudential and Towergate Group. Her track record includes building and leading sales teams, leading market launches and driving brand growth.

Kay played a pivotal role in the launch of Standard Life Home Finance to the intermediary market in 2021.

Matt McGill, MD of Aviva Equity Release, said: “We are delighted to have Kay on board. She will play a key role as we seek new opportunities to develop the pensions market and support advisers to achieve the best outcomes for clients.”

Kay Westgarth responded: “I am excited about the opportunity to lead the retirement benefits division and work with a team that values ​​collaboration and innovation to deliver solutions for advisors and their clients.”