Liberty’s COO becomes CEO

Specialty finance company, Liberty Financial has promoted its chief operating officer, James Boyle to chief executive.

The company announced the promotion this week, describing it as a move aimed at enhancing the firm's organisation structure noting that as CEO, Boyle would continue to have responsibility for operations, distribution and strategy across all of Liberty's operational businesses.

Boyle will report to the board of Liberty, composed of executive and independent directors.

Liberty last week announced the appointment of former IAG Limited chief strategy officer, Leona Murphy to its board. She is also an independent director of Stone & Chalk.

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