Head of retail says appointment ’is testament to our commitment to the regional market’

Zurich has appointed Morgan Lyons as its new head of mid-market, a statement released today revealed (22 August 2023).

In his new role, Lyons, who joined the insurer in 2015, will be responsible for leading the commercial team across the firm’s regional locations.

This includes Birmingham, Brighton, Wolverhampton, Whiteley, Swindon, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Farnborough and London.

He will begin working in the role from 1 September 2023.

“Our investment in technology and development over recent years has seen our trading capabilities go from strength to strength,” Lyons said.

“Mid-market is a key growth area for the business, so being able to lead this is something I’m really excited about driving forwards with the team.”


Lyons joined the insurer as head of the north east before becoming the head of regional market in north England.

He also held roles with Chubb and Axa UK.

Morgan Lyons

Morgan Lyons, Zurich UK

David Nichols, head of retail at Zurich, said appointing Lyons was ”testament to our commitment to the regional market”.

“Developing our commercial portfolio is a key part of our strategy over the coming years,” he added.

“Morgan’s experience makes him perfectly placed to grow this area of the business.”