Dalton steps up from claims director role

Cooper Gay & Co has announced the appoitment of Peter Dalton as head of risk management, with immediate effect.

Dalton started his insurance career in 1987, joining the Cooper Gay marine claims team in 2001. He was appointed claims director in 2006. In his new role, he will work alongside the existing CGSC Group’s risk management team, with responsibility for developing the existing framework and strategies.

Cooper Gay chief executive Sam Hovey said: “Having worked with Peter for a number of years, it is true to say he is widely recognised for his insurance and operational knowledge, and I am delighted that he has accepted the new position.

“His leadership of the claims department proved to us that Peter is capable of implementing new strategies and initiatives, both in the UK and globally; expanding his responsibilities was the natural progression.”