Karen Hogg will move to the Ardonagh-owned firm next year

Karen Hogg, currently head of insurer relationships at Sainsbury’s Bank, will join Ardonagh-owned insurance firm Atlanta Group next year as the business’s new chief operating officer.

Atlanta Group’s chief executive Ian Donaldson said: “Karen is a personal lines broker through and through. She has developed a terrific career built on a deep understanding [of] personal lines broking from a broker, insurer and customer perspective

“I’ve known her for a long time and have no doubt she will fit into the dynamic and entrepreneurial environment of Atlanta straight away. She is a commercial leader who gets things done.

“I’m delighted both professionally and personally, as are the rest of the executive team, to have her on board next year.”

Career progression

Hogg has worked at Sainsbury’s Bank for more than three years, since February 2016. Previously, she held roles at UK General Insurance, iGO4, AXA and Kwik-Fit Financial Services.

A spokesperson at Sainsbury’s Bank added: “We wish Karen all the best in her new role and are in the process of finding a suitable successor.”