New appointments at Chartis Insurance UK

Chartis Insurance UK has made four senior appointments:

  • Neil Braakenburg will lead the legal function as associate general counsel UK
  • Tom Doherty assumes responsibility for the major accounts practice in addition to his current role
  • Jason Harris will be taking responsibility for all commercial lines profit centres
  • David Miller will assume responsibility for all UK claims operations.

The appointments are part of Chartis's move to create an enlarged European region which will encompass European Economic Area countries and Switzerland.

The new regional headquarters will be in London.

Kelly Lyles, formerly executive director, commercial lines for Chartis in the UK has been appointed general manager in France of Chartis France.

Jim Shea, the newly appointed managing director of Chartis in the UK said: “I am personally delighted to be taking the role of managing director of Chartis Insurance UK and to be working with such a strong team.

"These new appointments reflect the extraordinary depth of talent we have in the UK and I look forward to the contribution they will make to drive our business forward.”