Graham Smith, Joe Thelwell and Tony Lawrence handed new roles

Towergate Risk Solutions has promoted Graham Smith to divisional development director.

Smith will be responsible for working across all TRS broking businesses, Towergate Financial, Healthcare and Credit to increase sales of its services and products to existing and new clients.

He will also work on specific projects including administration fees and premium finance to help maximise income opportunities.

Smith was formerly managing director of TRS Milton Keynes, where he has been replaced by Joe Thelwell.

Thelwell was formerly managing director of TRS Poole, which will now be headed by Tony Lawrence. Lawrence was previously responsible for Towergate Holiday Caravans.

Amanda Blanc, deputy chief executive of Towergate said: “These appointments once again demonstrate our ability to respond quickly to the pace of change that is inevitable in a successful business likes ours. All three promotions are richly deserved”.