Will Major - Chief Change Officer

Unum UK appoints Will Major as Chief Change Officer to drive growth strategy

Will Major joins from Prudential PLC as Unum UK announce fivefold investment in growth initiatives as part of company strategy.

Unum UK has appointed Will Major as its Chief Change Officer, as the employee benefits provider strengthens its leadership team in line with their ambitious growth plans.

The newly created position sees Will join from Prudential PLC where he was previously Chief Transformation Officer (Africa) and led the implementation of ‘Pulse by Prudential’ – a digital health, wealth, and SME ecosystem – across eight markets in the region.

As well as holding numerous leadership positions at Prudential spanning over 13 years, Will has also previously worked for leading management consultancy Accenture and brings a wealth of experience to the specialist employee benefits provider.

With a track record of delivering strategic business change, Will’s remit will be to deliver sustainable and long-term growth by partnering with brokers to reinforce Unum UK’s market position as a high quality, specialist provider of key employee benefits and wellbeing solutions.

News of the appointment also coincides with Unum UK announcing that they will be increasing their investment in growth driven initiatives across core markets by fivefold going forward – with the pandemic continuing to shine a spotlight on the importance and value of high-quality employee benefits.

Commenting on the appointment, Mark Till, CEO, Unum UK, said:

“Will is a highly capable leader with extensive experience in transforming businesses and overseeing large scale digital enhancements.

With a history of delivering strategic change and digital transformation, Will’s appointment is an exciting one for our business as we commit to more investment in growth initiatives – and comes at a time when employee benefits are higher up on the agenda of UK workplaces than ever before.”

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