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SunLife appoints Victoria Heath as Chief Marketing Officer

4th March 2024
2 min read

Financial services company SunLife, part of Phoenix Group, has announced the appointment of Victoria Heath as its new Chief Marketing Officer.

Mark Screeton, CEO at SunLife, said: “Victoria really stood out in the recruitment process, which was run by the Phoenix Group Talent Acquisition team and attracted over 120 strong candidates. Her vast experience in the financial services industry and customer-focused attitude make her a great fit for our leadership team.”

Victoria joins SunLife from Vanquis Bank, bringing with her over 20 years of strategic marketing experience including developing innovative customer propositions, brand strategy, digital optimisation and driving commercial growth with dynamic banking and insurance businesses.

She also brings significant financial services experience including Head of Marketing for Esure and Virgin Money, having started her career within marketing at RBS and Tesco Bank.

“I’m thrilled to be joining SunLife, a brand I’ve long admired for their brand heritage and deep understanding of the over 50s market,” said Victoria. “SunLife’s expertise and focus on serving customer needs reflects the very best aspects of the financial services industry and the positive impact it can make on people’s lives. This is one of those opportunities that doesn’t come around too often, so I can’t wait to meet the team and start exploring SunLife’s future growth through marketing.”

About SunLife

SunLife has been around since 1810, making it one of the oldest financial services companies in the UK. It offers products such as over 50s life insurance and equity release.

SunLife is a part of Phoenix Group( opens in a new tab), the UK’s largest long-term savings and retirement business.

SunLife was the first company in the UK to offer life assurance without a medical, and has for many years been the UK’s most popular over 50s life insurance provider (Source: Association of British Insurers). It is also author of one of the longest-running and most highly-regarded reports into funeral costs – the Cost of Dying report.

SunLife also works with leading finance journalists and industry experts to offer everyone over 50 free tools and guides to help with managing their money, planning a funeral and making the most of life after 50.