Bollington appoints new Directors

Bollington is pleased to announce a number of board appointments, as part if its continued restructuring and development, following last year's MBO.

Patrick McDonnell (pictured below) has been appointed Finance Director of Bollington Group (Holdings) Limited and its subsidiaries, Bollington Insurance Brokers Limited and Bollington Underwriting Limited. Patrick has a wealth of experience in the financial services industry and has held Board and senior positions in a number of leading companies including MBNA Europe Bank Limited, LSB Limited plc and Swiss Life UK plc. Patrick’s last position was as CEO and Finance Director of private equity backed Equidebt Limited.

Patrick replaces David Simpson, who is leaving the company after 7 years, firstly as Business Support Director and then as Finance Director.

Paul Hughes, formally with Direct Line, has been appointed as Direct Sales Director, with responsibility for motor trade road risks, commercial vehicles, courier and taxi retail sales and joins the Boards of Bollington Insurance Brokers Limited and Bollington Underwriting Limited.

Rachel Aston has been promoted to the position of Marketing Director, with responsibility for all aspects of marketing, advertising, web sales, brand and affinity relations and also joins the Boards of Bollington Insurance Brokers Limited and Bollington Underwriting Limited

Commenting, Paul Moors, CEO, said 'Whilst disappointed to see David leave after 7 years as a director, I am excited by the new appointments and believe Bollington will continue to grow and go from strength to strength'.

Commenting on his appointment, Patrick McDonnell said: “I am delighted to be joining such an innovative and highly regarded company. I very much look forward to working closely with Paul and the senior management team at Bollington to deliver even greater success in the future.”

All appointments are subject to FCA approval.

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