- Direct Line Insurance Group today announces two director appointments ahead of its listing on the London Stock Exchange.

The group said that Glyn Jones has been appointed as Senior Independent Director of Direct Line Group and Mark Catton as a Non-Executive Director of Direct Line Group, effective 24 September 2012.

Commenting on the appointments, Mike Biggs, Chairman, said: "Both Glyn and Mark have extensive leadership skills and financial markets experience which will bring valuable insights to the Group and further complements the capability of our Board. Direct Line Group supports high standards of corporate governance and these appointments confirm that the composition of our Board is compliant with the UK Corporate Governance Code."

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