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Crombie and Kirkwood receive New Year honours

Sir Sandy Crombie, group chief executive for Standard Life, received a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours List, for his services to the insurance industry in Scotland. Mr Crombie has worked for Standard Life for 42 years. He is also a member of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s High Level Group, a director of the Association of British Insurers, and sits on the Insurance Industry Working Group.

Also appointed CBE was Professor Tom Kirkwood, director of the Institute for Ageing and Health, and an honorary fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries. Professor Kirkwood’s appointment was in respect of his services to medical science. He began his research in the 1970s and has contributed to some major leaps in scientists’ understanding of the ageing process. He has delivered lectures via the BBC and acted as a specialist advisor to the House of Lords report on Ageing: Scientific Aspects