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This man is the new CEO of Irish Life

Bill Kyle will take over once the acquisition of Irish Life by a Canadian firm has been completed.

Bill Kyle
Bill Kyle

CANADIAN BILL KYLE has been appointed as Group Chief Executive designate of Irish Life, it was announced today.

Kyle is expected to take over when the acquisition of Irish Life by the Canadian company he works for now, Great-West Life, is complete in the coming weeks.

The government reached a deal with the firm in January this year to sell Irish life for some €1.3 billion.

Kevin Murphy, who is currently in this position had previously declared his intention to resign at the end of this month after 42 years with the company.

Kyle has been associated with Great-West Life and its subsidiaries for 34 years and has led the company’s retirement business over the last two decades.

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