Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

May 06, 2015 5:50 PM ET


Company Overview of Scottish Widows plc

Company Overview

Scottish Widows plc undertakes ordinary long-term insurance and savings business, and associated investment activities in the United Kingdom. The company offers various life insurance products, such as annuities, pensions, whole life, term life, and investment type products directly, as well as through independent financial advisors and LBG network. It also provides reinsurance services. The company was founded in 1815 and is based in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom. Scottish Widows plc is a subsidiary of Scottish Widows Financial Services Holdings Limited.

69 Morrison Street

Edinburgh,  EH3 8YF

United Kingdom

Founded in 1815

2,865 Employees

Key Executives for Scottish Widows plc

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Age: 54
Finance Director and Executive Director
Head of Public Affairs
Head of Intermediary Protections Propositions
Executive Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Scottish Widows plc Key Developments

Scottish Widows Announces Management Changes

Scottish Widows plc has appointed Damian Coleman as head of individual distribution and Gordon Egan as head of corporate distribution. Damian will lead a team of 30 colleagues across the UK and will focus on building and developing individual intermediary relationships, while Gordon will lead 50 colleagues focusing on supporting both intermediaries and employers.

Scottish Widows Announces Board Changes

Scottish Widows announced that intermediaries director Simon Massey and employee benefits and direct distribution director Andy Barton have left the firm following a restructure as the provider focuses on supporting advisers and employers through automatic enrolment. The restructure, led by pensions and investments director Ronnie Taylor, will see the creation of a new specialist auto-enrolment team to work with advisers and employers from 1 January. Massey and Barton have left the provider as a result.

Scottish Widows plc Proposes Adoption of the New Articles of Association

Scottish Widows plc announced that it will propose adoption of the new articles of association at the general meeting of the company to be held October 23, 2013.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
Kerry London Group Limited Europe
Euler Hermes Guarantee PLC Europe
Unione Italiana (U.K.) Reinsurance Company Limited Europe
AIG Life Limited Europe
AIG Europe Financing Limited Europe

Recent Private Companies Transactions

January 8, 2015
Scottish Widows International Limited

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
Rush University United States
Greater Houston Partnership United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact Scottish Widows plc, please visit Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at