The Miller Insurance Group (Millers) has appointed Henry Withinshaw as a director of the company. Withinshaw brings with him a wealth of underwriting expertise having previo ...


The Miller Insurance Group (Millers) has appointed Henry Withinshaw as a director of the company. Withinshaw brings with him a wealth of underwriting expertise having previously worked at Scandinavian Reinsurance Company since 1994 where he was appointed to senior vice president in 1999.

Nick Drury has been appointed as Millers' director. He joins its business risks unit based in Beckenham. He has more than 30 years' experience and was previously regional director at Alexander Forbes in Birmingham.

Domestic & General
Richard Lawson has been appointed as sales director of the newly restructured Domestic & General Services. He remains director of Domestic & General Insurance.

Affiliated FM
Andrew Macleod has joined commercial property insurer Affiliated FM as a production underwriter. Macleod will be responsible for managing broker relationships and underwriting new middle-market property business. Prior to joining Affiliated FM, Macleod spent 12 years as a property underwriter with Independent Insurance before becoming a lead property underwriter with Royal & SunAlliance.

DAS Legal Expenses
Legal expenses insurer DAS has recruited two former brokers to its regional sales force, as broker account executives.

Chris Mathews joins the Northern region, bringing commercial broking experience from two offices of a national broker.

Most recently, he spent four years in its Leicester office and the previous three in London.

Lee Stiles joins the Southern region's city office covering Essex and East Anglia. His 13 years' broking experience started in personal lines, the last seven being in commercial business.

Dallas Kirkland

Steve Smith has joined Dallas Kirkland (Professions), the specialist insurance broker to the recruitment sector, to aid its expansion.

With more than 20 years' experience in insurance underwriting and broking Smith was headhunted by Dallas Kirkland to further develop its range of insurances tailored for recruitment agencies.

Woodstock Insurance Brokers
Woodstock Insurance Brokers has appointed David Herrmann as operations manager. Previously he worked for Marsh UK and Folgate.

Howard Wright
Maurice Adams joins Howard Wright Insurance Brokers as general manager. He is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner and has had more than 20 years' experience in commercial broking.

Julie Lloyd has been appointed as commercial department manager. She is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner and has had more than 20 years `experience in the industry.

Catherine Mount joins as personal lines manager. She previously worked as a customer services adviser for a large personal lines broker.

Philip Dearn has been appointed as business development manager. He has more than 20 years' experience in the industry and his new role extends to include the development of all new sales opportunities.

Phillip Durrant joins as claims manager. He has had more than 15 years' experience in the industry including various roles at the Norwich Union.

Smart and Cook
Smart and Cook has appointed Simon Donnelley as group claims technical manager. He previously worked as claims manager at Jardine Lloyd Thompson.


Keoghs has appointed Chris Gee as its new director of finance. He joins from SSL International where he was UK financial controller.

Bryan Cave
Steven Blair has joined the international law firm of Bryan Cave LLP as a partner in the London office.

Blair is a member of the commercial litigation group. Blair joins from Buchanan Ingersoll where he was a partner.

Capita McLarens

Capita McLarens has appointed a three-strong senior management team from Cunningham Lindsey's special investigations unit.

John Freeman, Les Dobie and Robin Hayward will be joining Capita McLarens to grow and develop the firm's investigations division.


Ri3k announces the promotion of Ian Meadows to sales and marketing director with immediate effect.

He has experience of insurance and reinsurance underwriting across many classes of business, and has worked in the London, Paris and Frankfurt insurance centres. He joined ri3k in January 2001 from AXA Corporate Solutions where he was financial lines underwriter and a member of the e-business team.


PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) has strengthened its insurance claims services team with the appointments of Simon Cuerden and Chris Barrett as partners and Tom Battell as a director.

Simon Cuerden is based in Manchester, where his responsibilities include leading the firm's insurance claims work in the regions.

Chris Barrett is based in Paris and co-ordinates insurance work in Europe. He is a specialist in financial lines insurance and is currently working on major fraud and professional indemnity claims brought by banks in Belgium, France, Monaco, The Netherlands and Switzerland.

Tom Battell is a product liability, product recall and professional indemnity expert. He joined PWC two years ago from Miller Pycraft. Battell is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters and of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Sian Herbert has been promoted to director of forensic services specialising in insurance related investigations. Herbert is an expert in anti-money laundering for the insurance and investment management industries.

Redrose Property Services
Following the opening of Redrose Property Services' new South Wales branch servicing insurance companies and loss adjusters with building and disaster claims, Irwin Glenfield Brown has been appointed as development executive. He will deal with health and safety issues, marketing and company profile. James Fitzgerald joins as senior manager specialising in the handling of claims and management of operatives.
Christy Phillips has been appointed as marketing executive at, the dedicated online insurance intermediary based in Norwich.

She began working for six months ago where she joined as customer adviser for the web crew.