Alex Turner promoted into role

AXA Commercial Lines and Personal Intermediary has appointed a new sales manager for its Ipswich branch as part of a renewed focus on the mid-market sector.

Alex Turner, formerly an account manager in the branch, takes on the role after the departure of Iain Hill, who joined AXA’s Glasgow branch as sales manager earlier this year.

Turner will be responsible for managing the branch’s broker relationships, new business and retention, with a focus on developing the insurer’s mid-market proposition in the region.

Ipswich branch manager Sean Clark said: “Alex has been with us for some time now in a variety of roles and it is good to see that he is now ready to take the next step up in his career.

“It is particularly pleasing that we were able to make an internal appointment and in part it is in recognition of his strong performance in the sales team over the last couple of years. He also has the contacts and skills to push forward our mid-market proposition in Ipswich and he will be central to our ability to make clear inroads in this sector.”