London, 26th September 2011: Niche and affinity commercial insurance broker Bollington has appointed Andy Barnes to the role of Head of Risk Management to expand its bespoke risk management services to new and existing clients.
Andy will head up the team of dedicated Risk Managers at Bollington and brings over 20 years risk management experience to the role.
Before joining Bollington, Andy was Managing Director of Henderson Risk Management, where he ran a successful and well established risk management business for four years. He has also been responsible for a large team of risk consultants as the Head of Risk Management for Richard Bolton Insurance Group, Technical Risk Services.
Prior to that Andy was a risk manager to the food industry; working 17 years for J Sainsbury's latterly as regional risk manager for the North.
Chris Patterson, Director at Bollington Insurance Brokers Ltd commented: "Despite the continued economic gloom there are vibrant growing businesses around that need specialist help to contain and manage risk. Larger established businesses also require specialist risk services and Bollington is actively looking to grow its risk management business to meet the demands of new and existing clients. We are extremely pleased to have Andy on board to lead the expansion and take Bollington to the next level."