Jon Walker will also be responsible for managing the Bromley and Leeds operations

Bluefin has hired Jon Walker as managing director of personal lines.

Reporting to Mike Owen, the head of solutions, Walker is responsible for managing the Bromley and Leeds operations as well as the private clients high net worth business.

He will also be responsible for Bluefin’s strategy to grow its personal lines book with new and existing customers.

Walker said: “Bluefin is well respected in personal lines and I look forward to using my experience to create a strategy to capitalise on those opportunities for growth and to working with the team, to deliver the best solutions for our new and existing clients.”

Walker joins Bluefin from Capita, where he was the business development and delivery director in insurance distribution division. Before that he was chief executive of the retail broking division at Towergate.

”Recruiting and retaining talented staff is very important for us at Bluefin and Jon is a fantastic hire,” said Owen.

“Jon’s experience will be invaluable not only in developing our future personal lines strategy but also in the overall development of the Solutions’ business.”

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