Lesley Titcomb was appointed CEO of the U.K.'s The Pensions Regulator, a spokeswoman said.
Ms. Titcomb will start March 2 and replace interim CEO Stephen Soper. Mr. Soper replaced Bill Galvin, who left the regulator in June 2013 to become CEO at the Universities Superannuation Scheme, London.
Mr. Soper will continue to lead the regulator, which is responsible for regulating occupational pension funds in the U.K., until Ms. Titcomb joins. Mr. Soper is also executive director for defined benefit regulation, and will remain in that role, the spokeswoman said.
Ms. Titcomb is currently chief operating officer and a board member at the Financial Conduct Authority.