A guide to this week's movements in the insurance industry


Marsh has appointed Bruce Trigg to head its risk management practice in continental Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Trigg joins from Aon's global large corporate practice, where he was responsible for its global worldwide network and practice groups.

Blyth Valley
Blyth Valley has appointed Zoe Barber and Alex Snell to its Ipswich-based team.

Barber joins as an account adminstrator in the customer services team.

She previously worked with independent financial advisor Stan Gaskin.

Snell joins as an account handler from the customer services division of Norwich Union.


IGI Group has appointed Scott Hallett as business development manager.

He will be responsible for the development of IGI's broker panel and property book, as well as general scheme led business.

Hallet has 20 years' insurance experience and joins from Primary Broker Services in Birmingham, where he was business development manager.

Allianz Cornhill
Allianz Cornhill Schemes has appointed Eileen Flynn as national business manager.

Flynn will be managing the company's business team and will also be working closely with clients to help identify potential new sources of revenue.

Previously with Lloyds TSB Insurance, Flynn was res-ponsible for the management and devel-opment of corporate relationships with both internal and external clients.

Allianz Cornhill Commercial has appointed Keith Culling as regional manager for London.

He was previously responsible for managing the relationships and financial performances of the top seven global brokers.

Allianz Cornhill Legal Protection has appointed Sue Powell as before the event claims handler.

She joins from Davies and Partners solicitors.

Jamie Burton has been appointed by INK Underwriting as projects and marketing executive.

He will be responsible for developing and improving new and existing schemes and building relationships with brokers and insurers.

He has over 10 years' insurance experience, both in the London and local market.

Aegis London has appointed Sarah Davies as operations director.

She will be responsible for ensuring that the company's infrastructure, systems and skills are in place to support business growth in the medium term and developing the company's profile in the London market.

She will also work with Aegis New Jersey to enhance the group's product and service offering to members and clients.

Davies has 20 years' experience in the insurance industry, both within Lloyd's and in the wider insurance market .

Brit Insurance
Brit Insurance Holdings has appointed Kenneth Culley as non-executive director. He also joins the audit and nomination committees.

He is currently chairman of JP Morgan Elect, Marks & Spencer Financial Services and 1st Credit (Funding).


Health & Case Management (HCML) has appointed Rona Parry as its new head of account management.

Parry joins from Mondial Assistance UK, where she was responsible for pan-European, insurance relationships.

RBS Finsure
RBS Finsure has appointed two new regional sales executives – Andy Irvine for the north west region and Chris Tipping for the West Midlands region.

They will be responsible for developing existing and new accounts, and growing the loan book in their respective regions.

Irvine joins RBS Finsure from Close Premium Finance where he was an account manager.

Before joining RBS Finsure, Tipping worked in com-mercial underwriting and business development for AXA and Allianz Cornhill in the West Midlands.

Premium First
Premium First has appointed David Mann as southern regional manager.

Mann has extensive experience of the sector, having worked for over 25 years in the insurance industry.

Marc Walker has also been appointed as Premium First's new business development executive for the southern region.

He has worked within the insurance industry for 13 years, during which time he has held servicing and business development positions with Marsh, Aon and Euler Hermes

He will be responsible for developing new relationships with insurers and brokers across his region.

Software Solutions Partners
Software Solutions Partners has appointed Andy Watts as head of e-business.

He will be responsible for the development and delivery of its e-business propositions to the general insurance market.

Watts joins from Capgemini where he was the UK business development director for the financial services sector.