30th January 2014: Neil Newman has joined Bollington Insurance Brokers Limited, becoming the new Commercial Sales & Affinities Manager. Neil will be supporting Commercial Director Carl Shaw, taking on strategic responsibility for developing new commercial business opportunities and managing the new and existing business teams.
Controlling the account management function, he will liaise with internal managers, insurers and commercial clients, while also taking responsibility for relationship management with Bollington’s key affinity partners including the likes of The AA, AVRO, Unipart and ARI Fleet.
This key appointment comes as Bollington strives to increase organic growth across all commercial sectors – from SMEs to corporate clients – ensuring the correct structure is in place to maximise opportunities in placing new commercial business and maintaining a high rate of business retention.
Carl Shaw, Commercial Director, said: “Neil is a driven and determined manager who has a proven track record for delivering results. I am very confident that he will provide exceptional leadership to the account management team. His clear and focused approach will reap dividends in growing our business and maintaining high quality support for our commercial client base.
“There are many interesting opportunities and challenges ahead, that I am sure we can make the most of.”
Neil moves from Circle Insurance to take on the new role with immediate effect.