Financial services group Prudential expects to save as much as £25m a year from creating a single global IT infrastructure to support all its brands, including online bank Egg.
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Prudential chief executive Mark Tucker said the company would retain Egg, after previously putting the pioneering online operation up for sale.
Tucker said Prudential would also retain a federal structure for its various brands, but said greater integration at the operational level was needed, and that included IT.
He said work was already underway to create a single global IT infrastructure that should save the company between £20m and £25m per year.
The planned re-organisation includes a review of the company's datacentre operations, which are currently outsourced to Capgemini.