18th January 2024

We’re pleased to announce that as of 1 January 2024, Gifford Clay has been promoted to the position of Head of Intermediary Sales.

With over 20 years of experience in the Protection industry, having held senior positions at Canada Life, Holloway Friendly and Synaptic Software, Gifford joined the Society in August 2023 as Strategic Partnership Manager.

Gifford's wealth of experience and expertise will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing our strategy. In his new role, he will be responsible for managing and executing the sales and distribution objectives whilst helping to strengthen our relationships with our valued intermediary partners.

National Friendly’s Commercial Director, Oliver Jones, comments “We’re delighted to have Giff as our new Head of Intermediary Sales. Since being with the Society, he has used his extensive knowledge to make a positive impact to the Sales team and subsequently the business. We’re proud to have such a valuable member of the industry at National Friendly.”

Gifford Clay adds “I’m delighted to be taking on this role at such an exciting time. We’ve seen the Society grow exponentially over the last few years and we’ve diversified its proposition to better meet the needs of our Intermediary partners and customers. I’m looking forward to working with our experienced Sales team to continue our growth trajectory into the next phase of our strategy.”

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