Summers becomes business development director at insurance software house

Insurance software house Sequel has hired Aon’s Ian Summers as business development director.

Summers was previously Aon’s chief information officer, and has been instrumental in the broker’s approach to electronic trading of insurance and reinsurance.

Summers said: “Now is the ideal time to join the company as it grows from strength to strength. I am impressed by Sequel’s ambitious commitment to building the business, the dedication to further engagement with the market place and the pioneering product roadmap.

“I’m looking forward to helping Sequel deliver their ground breaking plans.”

Sequel managing director Mario Garcia added: “Ian’s appointment is highly significant for our long term strategic planning. He brings with him a wealth of high level experience and specialist commercial skills that further strengthen the Sequel team.

“His task is to work closely with our customers while ramping up Sequel’s business in the London Market and internationally. He will be working closely with myself and his fellow diresctors to deliver our innovative products and further strengthen our position as a market leader.”