Ryan Insurance Group has appointed several new members of staff to its Ipswich offices.
Andrea Farthing has been appointed as a trainee account executive, initially working within the new business …
Ryan Insurance Group has appointed several new members of staff to its Ipswich offices. Andrea Farthing has been appointed as a trainee account executive, initially working within the new business team. Farthing joined Ryan Insurance in 1997 as a customer services adviser.Ben Scully has joined the personal lines team. Scully will be dealing with new business enquiries and existing policy renewals. He previously worked at AXA Insurance for two years in a similar role.Gemma Handy has been appointed as account handler in the commercial division, dealing with commercial motor risks. Handy was previously branch manager at Ryan Insurance's Princes Street office in Ipswich. Ian Ling has joined the commercial division at Ryan Insurance head office as a commercial account handler. Ling previously worked for Scrutton Bland dealing with commercial insurance business.
MarshMarsh has appointed David Blakemore as business development director for private client services. Blakemore will be based in the company's Hitchin office. Reporting to Cheryl Machen, he will manage the private client services sales team and will be responsible for the UK growth of the business. His main focus for 2004 will be on developing Marsh's risk management solutions for high net worth clients.Blakemore has previously worked for Groupama, AXA and Dominion Insurance Company.
Select & ProtectSelect & Protect, a provider of household insurance through financial advisers, has appointed Gavin Dobson as marketing assistant. Dobson was formerly in a similar role at Solutions Ltd.
Reynolds Porter ChamberlainReynolds Porter Chamberlain, a commercial law firm, has appointed Paul Nicholas as senior partner.Nicholas joined Reynolds as a trainee in 1968 and became a partner in 1972. He has specialised in insurance law, serving predominantly the London market.Reynolds Porter Chamberlain has also appointed four new partners. All four, Nick Bird, Alex Buckland, Gavin Coull and Simon Goldring, work within the firm's insurance practice.Bird works in the professional liability department and Buckland is in the construction and physical risks department. Both Coull and Goldring are members of Reynolds Porter Chamberlain's insurance and reinsurance department.
Beachcroft WansbroughsBeachcroft Wansbroughs has appointed seven new partners and 15 new associates across its offices in London, Bristol, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester and Winchester. The new partners are: Alison Key, commercial property; Nick Knapman, commercial property; Paul Leighton, construction; Ben Thornycroft, construction; Rachael Heenan, employment; Deborah Hely, employment; Marcus Thompson, professional and financial risks.The new associates are: Jay Das, Andrew Pollard, Philippa Smith, John Singh, Claire Firth, Christina Morton, Bridget Prosser, Sheryl Gearing, Helen Fagg, Michael Feakes, Alan Poynton, Travis Toemoe, Stephen Turner, Emma Lewis and Andreas Klug.
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