"Justin [Harper] will be an asset to the team as we further bolster our proposition this year."
- Dominic Grinstead, MetLife UK managing director
Prior to this appointment, Justin Harper has held protection roles ranging from product design, marketing, and compliance to advice and training for the last three decades. Most recently, Harper has led protection development at LV=, offering market innovative and award-winning income protection propositions, adviser engagement initiatives, and digital protection advice tools.
As MetLife UK head of propositions, Harper will now be responsible for overseeing the Employee Benefits and Individual Protection product portfolios as well as leading proposition development and future direction/development of both individual and group protection. He will also represent MetLife UK at industry events to continue to allow MetLife to contribute to key issues facing the industry and the protection needs of consumers.
Commenting on the appointment, Dominic Grinstead, MetLife UK managing director, has said:
“Justin joins us at an exciting point with our market-leading proposition for employee benefits given the addition of Funeral Concierge last year. We are also looking forward to a pipeline of transformational enhancements.”
Justin Harper, MetLife UK head of propositions, also said:
“With MetLife’s suite of benefit and protection products and round-the-clock commitment to supporting its customers and distribution partners to make protection simple, I am excited to get going on this journey.
“There is room and opportunity to reach and better serve more consumers with straightforward, high value and a differentiated protection offering. With exciting developments underway, I’m looking forward to making a positive impact within the industry.”