Jelf appoints ex-Lockton Affinity MD to run broking subsidiary.

Mark Nevitt, former managing director of Lockton Affinity, has been appointed director of Clarke Roxburgh, the West Midlands broker acquired by Jelf in April for £18.3m.

Nevitt will manage the integration of the business into Jelf Group. A number of directors left the £46m GWP broker, which is continuing to trade under its own brand, after the takeover.

Nevitt said his main focus would be to “unlock the potential” of the business through organic growth.

“We will be using Jelf products and services, including the healthcare business to try to fill in the gaps,” he said.

“Clarke Roxburgh is very strong in property management and property investors and we are also looking to roll that out across Jelf.”

Nevitt said the group would continue to look

for acquisitions after establishing a hub in the West Midlands, “as long as they have the right fit for the company”.

Alex Alway, Jelf Group chief executive, said: “Mark is a valuable addition to the Jelf team bringing considerable knowledge of the industry sector and a very strong track record.

“I am sure that his contribution both to the integration of the Clarke Roxburgh business and its future development will be significant.””