Hastings Premier products now available on price comparison site

Simon McCulloch, Comparethemarket

Price comparison site Comparethemarket has added Hastings Premier car and bike products to its car insurance panel.

The cover, provided by broker Hastings Direct, has recently been given a five-star rating by financial research company Defaqto.

Comparethemarket insurance director Simon McCulloch said: “Hastings Premier brings a different dimension to comparethemarket.com, helping us to extend our offering even further. We’re pleased that this move will enable us to give more customers competitive options for their car and bike insurance.”

In a separate development, Comparethemarket has hired Jeremy Chadwick as commercial director.

Jeremy Chadwick comparethemarket

Chadwick (left) joins from Zurich where he was head of accident and health for Europe.

He will be responsible for commercial strategy and development, covering all product categories within the company, including insurance and money.

Chadwick said: “I am very pleased to be joining comparethemarket.com as commercial director. With the company’s customer-oriented approach, having delivered outstanding growth thus far, the brand’s continued success depends very much on keeping our customers at the heart of what we do. As part of this I’m looking forward to meeting with all of our partners, reinforcing our strong commercial relationships, while also ensuring that we are delivering an outstanding customer proposition.”