Direct Line Group: Board change

The Board of Direct Line Insurance Group plc (‘DLG’) announces that David Neave has been appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 19 October 2023.

David’s career has spanned General and Life Insurance, broking and the legal and technology sectors. He is Chair of the Advisory Board of The Common Automotive Platform Standard (CAPS) and has previously held chairmanships, non-executive directorships and advisory roles in a number of insurance, InsurTech, consultancy and legal businesses, including Slater and Gordon UK Ltd, The Solicitors Indemnity Fund, Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society and Accenture UK Ltd. His executive career culminated in his appointment as Chief Executive of General Insurance for Co-Operative Insurance, which followed over twenty years of senior management roles in claims and underwriting at RSA.

Danuta Gray, Chair, said: “I am delighted to be welcoming David Neave to DLG’s Board. David will add value by contributing his deep understanding of general insurance to the Board’s oversight of the Group’s core businesses.”

David Neave commented: “I’m excited to be joining Direct Line Group, which has some of the most recognised and trusted brands in the market, as it continues to strengthen its personal lines insurance businesses and deliver good outcomes for its customers.”




For further information, please contact:

Roger Clifton

Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0)7710 179 939

Paul Smith

Director of Business Performance, Reporting and Investor Relations

Tel: +44 (0)7795 811 263

Alan Oliver

Group Communications

Tel: +44 (0)7385 481 295