Alasdair Fraser has been appointed the new branch manager of Ecclesiastical's offices in East Grinstead and Southampton. He has been the branch manager at the insurer's Cambridge office for the past seven years.

AIG Europe
Damien Coates has been appointed commercial management liability manager at AIG Europe to head up the underwriting in its UK and Ireland region.

Scot Healthcare
Colin Campbell has been appointed as area sales manager for Scot Healthcare. His role will be to develop the health cash plan market in Scotland.

Martin Noone has been appointed head of intermediary sales at Bupa. He was previously with the health insurer's corporate sales management team.

Heath Lambert Group
Heath Lambert Group has appointed Philip Hallett as chairman, Robin Goodman as director and David Hallows as associate director to its energy team. The three join from Marsh & McLennan.

Willis Group
Willis Group makes three appointments. Richard Bucknall has been appointed chief operating officer.Fred Arnold is appointed chief administrative officer. Mario Vitale is executive vice-president and director of group sales and marketing.

SBJ Group
SBJ Group makes four appointments to SBJ Stephenson, its insurance and risk management consultant. Howard Steeples becomes managing director of SBJ Stephenson Group. Judy Baker is regional managing director at the corporate division in New Maldon. She is joined there by Howard Fryer, who is regional managing director of UK Division. John Hembury is appointed divisional director at the Bristol office.

Mardon Insurance
David Cole has joined Mardon Insurance as business development director. He was previously with Hill House Hammond.

Bollington Group
William Coyle and Jemima Hargreaves have joined the accounts department of the Bollington Group.

Argyll Insurance Services
Chris Gibson has become chief executive of Argyll Insurance Services. He was previously business manager at CGU.

Brian Chubb Insurance
Ray Cox has joined Brian Chubb Insurance to assist commercial development manager Terry Howard.

International Transport Intermediaries' Club
Gail Youd and Adam Jacobson have joined the claims handling team of the International Transport Intermediaries' Club (ITIC).

The Claims People Group
The Claims People Group makes four appointments. John Sowerby is appointed regional executive for the north of England. Peter Matthews is regional executive for the southern region. Richard Simmonds is regional executive for the East Anglia region. Richard Church has joined as an internal consultant at the company's Bristol contact centre.

Miller Fisher
Philip Austin has been appointed associate director of Miller Fisher to head its fine arts division at the London office.

Paul Smith has been appointed as chief executive of Keoghs. He was previously chief executive of Learonal, a chemical manufacturing company. In addition Keoghs has appointed two new partners and five new associates. Claire Pearson, a specialist in road traffic and employers' and public liability, and Deborah Watson, who specialises in road traffic and personal injury, become partners. The five new associates are Phil Kenyon, Rachel Senior, Lis Shrimpton, Billie Jean Whitaker and David Wynn.

Darwin Rhodes
Shirley Green has joined recruitment consultant Darwin Rhodes as a consultant to the actuarial team. She was previously with Hanover Search and Selection.

Axiom Partners
Freddie Hospedales has joined Axiom Partners, a London-based communications specialist.He was previously the marketing divisional director at the Chartered Insurance Institute.