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QBE names Director of UK Regions

QBE has appointed Andy Fitzgerald as Director, UK Regions.

Andy was previously QBE UK Insurance Division’s Regional Manager for the North Region, having joined QBE in 2012.

In the newly created role, Andy will be responsible for the leadership of the UK regions and focus on growing these portfolios. He reports to Chris Wallace.

Chris Wallace, Executive Director of UK Insurance at QBE Europe, said: “Andy’s objective is to build on our success to date, developing the portfolio as part of our overall plan to grow significantly in the UK by 2027. This appointment cements our ambition to position the UK regions as a driving force behind our growth initiatives.”

In the UK, QBE has regional offices in Belfast, Bristol, Birmingham, Chelmsford, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, and Stafford.

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For further information contact:

Sandra Villanueva, Corporate Communications, QBE, 020 7105 5284, Sandra.Villanueva@uk.qbe.com

Alexis Burris, Corporate Communications, QBE, 020 3465 3921, Alexis.Burris@uk.qbe.com

 

About QBE

QBE helps businesses build resilience through risk management and insurance.

QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading international insurers and reinsurers and Standard & Poor’s A+ rated. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, QBE’s gross written premium for the year ended 31 December 2021 was US$18.5 billion.

As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large customer base.

We understand the crucial role that effective risk management plays in all organisations and work hard to understand our customers’ businesses so that we offer insurance solutions that meet their needs – from complex programmes to simpler e-trading solutions – and support them in minimising their risk exposures. Our expert risk management and rehabilitation practitioners focus on helping customers improve their risk management so that they may benefit from a reduction in claims frequency and costs.

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