John Hyde - Business in the Community
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John Hyde

Chief Marketing Officer,

South East Leadership Board

John Hyde joined employee benefits providers Unum as Chief Marketing Officer in September 2021, bringing extensive marketing, strategy and distribution experience in the financial services.

He is very excited to support the Business in the Community (BITC) South East Leadership Board’s strategy. At Unum, he is proud to play a lead role shaping Unum’s Responsible Business strategy and is a strong believer in unlocking fuller access to health and wellbeing services in the workplace, to create a fairer, healthier and more inclusive society. John is also passionate about people and nurturing business teams to thrive through the power of diverse thinking. He hopes that these experiences will help to support the plans of BITC in the South East region.

John has also held senior positions at Hastings Direct, Legal & General and the Royal Bank of Scotland.

He is married with three grown up sons, lives in East Sussex and supports his own health and wellbeing with long walks, either with their German Short Haired Pointers or playing golf but never the two together!