Julia Whittle hired as account manager for professions division

Bluefin is opening a new branch of its professions division in Greater Manchester.

The Axa-owned broker has appointed Julia Whittle as account manager. She will be based in the company's Stockport office and has been specifically briefed to work with existing clients and target new business in the north.

Mark Westgarth, managing director of the professions division said: “We have a large number of important clients in the north so it has long been our desire to establish a physical presence in the region to complement our existing locations in Bristol and London.

He added: “The establishment of this new office will ensure we continue to provide excellent service and we are all truly excited at the opportunities it offers. I am sure Julia will make it a great success."