Carole Nash has recruited former Provident Insurance motor underwriting manager John Finnigan to the newly created post of motor and specialist products manager.
The move signals the company’s continued determination to develop its brand and grow out from its core motorcycle business, a sector in which it claims UK and Irish market leadership.
Finnigan, 42, has over 20 years experience in underwriting roles, including 13 years at Independent Insurance and six at Chubb where he was senior underwriter. He spent over three years at Provident before joining Carole Nash.
Reporting to head of products Nick Baker he will be tasked with growing the company’s existing private and classic car book, specialist and commercial vehicles, home cover and its pioneering Six Wheel bike and car policy. He will also be responsible for identifying new policy opportunities in partnership with underwriters.
Commenting on Mr. Finnigan’s appointment Nick Baker said: “This is a crucial new role for the business so we are delighted to have been able to have been able to attract to it someone with such immense experience and calibre. John has fantastic underwriting knowledge and expertise, particularly in the fields of private motor and high net worth individuals. We will putting this to good use in aggressively cross selling from our core business and developing organically to further grow the Carole Nash brand.”