Pretty Sagoo appointed as Managing Director of Just Group’s Defined Benefit De-risking business

28 January 2022

Just Group publishes in a press release: “Just Group plc, the FTSE 250 retirement specialist has appointed Pretty Sagoo as the Managing Director of its high growth Defined Benefit de-risking business (“DB”), effective from 11 April 2022. David Richardson, Just Group’s Chief Executive Officer, is the current Managing Director of the DB business. Pretty will be a member of the Group Executive Committee and report to David. Pretty joins from Athora, the specialist insurance and reinsurance group where she was Head of New Business and Pensions, responsible for developing their new business franchise. Prior to this, her roles included Head of Pricing and Execution at L&G and Head of Insurance and Pensions Solutions at Deutsche Bank.

David Richardson, Group CEO said

“I’m delighted Pretty will be joining the Group to lead our highly successful DB business and her appointment reflects our ambition to continue to expand our DB franchise. Pretty brings a wealth of very relevant skills and is a subject-matter expert in bulk annuities and the pensions risk transfer market. She has significant practical experience in driving change, innovation and creating sustainable growth. I am confident Pretty will make an immediate contribution to Just with her pro-active approach, well rounded leadership skills and her desire to help us to fulfil our purpose to help people achieve a better later life.”

Pretty Sagoo, Managing Director designate, Defined Benefit Solutions said

“I’m very excited to be joining Just, especially at a time when it is focussed on profitable and sustainable growth. It’s a purpose driven company, focussed on helping people to achieve a better later life. The defined benefit business achieved record results in 2021, delivering new business of £1.9bn, up 28% and I’m looking forward to leading the team to help more customers and to deliver sustainable growth in this highly attractive market.””

Source: Just Group
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