Andy Bord was previously the deputy chief exec at Staysure

Andy Bord has been appointed by Capita as the managing director of its specialist insurance business.

Bord will be responsible for the growth of Capita’s existing specialist insurance businesses; National Dental Plan, Fish and Capita Specialist Insurance Solutions.

He was previously the deputy chief executive of specialist travel insurance provider at Staysure and prior to that he was the interim group chief executive for consumer loan broker, Freedom Finance Nordic.

Capita Insurance and Benefits Service executive director Nick Greatorex said: “Andy brings significant commercial and customer experience to Capita. The insurance market is rapidly changing with the emergence of more informed and technology savvy customers expecting anytime, anywhere service.

“Andy’s appointment will support Capita in enhancing the specialist services it delivers to these complex markets. Its flexible, in-house service provision ensures that we can help clients thrive in a competitive marketplace by being agile to changing demand, efficient and cost-effective.”