Sergeant hot to trot for Corporate Adviser Awards 2009

Strictly Come Dancing star and political journalist John Sergeant has been unveiled as the host of the Corporate Adviser Awards 2009.

Sergeant will present the awards, at a ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on February 12, 2009.

Dame Carol Black, National Director for Health and Work, is the latest high profile name to join the judging panel for the awards. Dame Black, the author of the Working to a Healthier Tomorrow report, will be participating in the judging of the best integrated health and wellbeing solution. The other judges of the awards are: Nick Homer, marketing propositions manager, Norwich Union Healthcare; Matt Ward, principal consultant for pensions & wealth management, Defaqto; Diane Buckley, managing director of group protection, Legal & General; Ron Wheatcroft, technical manager, Swiss Re Life & Health; Peter Le Beau, managing director, Le Beau Visage; Jeremy Ward, head of pensions marketing, at Friends Provident; Rachel Vahey, head of pensions development, Aegon; John Lawson, head of pensions policy, Standard Life; Kim North, director, Technology and Technical; Helene Gullen, commercial marketing manager, Unum and Ian McKenna, director, Financial Technology Research Centre.

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