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Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN.L)

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Legal & General Group Plc

One Coleman Street
London EC2R 5AA
United Kingdom
44 20 3124 2000

Sector(s)Financial Services
Full-time employees8,542

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Dr. Nigel David WilsonGroup CEO & Director2.4M1.52M1956
Mr. Stuart Jeffrey DaviesGroup CFO & Director1.41MN/A1971
Mr. Kerrigan William ProcterChief Exec. Officer of Legal & Gen. Capital1.33M709.8k1969
Ms. Michelle Sylvia ScrimgeourChief Exec. Officer of Legal & Gen. Investment Management589kN/A1963
Mr. Edward Luke HoughtonHead Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Geoffrey J. TimmsGroup Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Richard KingHead of Group Corp. CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Emma Hardaker-JonesGroup HR DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Simon GaddGroup Chief Risk OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Sharon NiebergallHead of Bus. Management, DistributionN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2019, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in GBp.


Legal & General Group Plc provides various insurance products and services worldwide. It operates in Legal & General Retirement (LGR), Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), Legal & General Capital (LGC), and Legal & General Insurance (LGI) segments. The LGR segment offers annuity contracts with guaranteed income for a specified time; longevity insurance products for company pension schemes; lifetime mortgages; and lifetime care plans. The LGIM segment provides index fund management; active fixed income funds and liquidity funds; active equity management; solution and liability driven investment; multi-asset funds; corporate pension scheme solutions; and real estate funds. The LGC segment offers investment strategy and implementation, and direct investment and structuring services. The LGI segment provides protection products, such as health, disability, critical illness, and accident; individual term assurance; savings and death benefits; and annuities. The company is also involved in insurance agency and brokerage, unit trust management, institutional fund management, mortgage finance, treasury, building project and modular housing development, general insurance, and open-ended investment businesses. It also engages in the real estate investment and trading, fund general partner, fund trustee, commercial lending, venture and development capital, contractual scheme, management, investor alternative investment fund, collective asset-management, reinsurance, and investment management activities; and provision of investment advisory and property services. The company was founded in 1836 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

Legal & General Group Plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 2 December 2020 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.