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esure Group appoints new chief executive officer

  • Publish Date: Posted about 5 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

esure announces the appointment of David McMillan who will join the business  as chief executive officer, expected August 2019, subject to regulatory approval.

McMillian will join esure from QBE where he served as group chief operating officer since September 2017. Prior to this, he was chief executive officer Europe and India and chairman of Global Health Insurance for Aviva plc. He also spent time as CEO of UK General Insurance & Group Transformation Officer.

Sir Peter Wood, chairman of esure, commented: “I am delighted that David McMilllan has agreed to lead esure. I’d like to thank Darren Ogden for heading the business during this interim period and he will be working closely alongside David to ensure a smooth transition.

Adding: “David has a strong track record of delivering digital transformation across the insurance market. Under David’s leadership, I am confident the business will deliver on its strategic ambitions.”

Luca Bassi, a managing director of Bain Capital Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with David to take esure to the next level. Our plans for esure are very ambitious and we are convinced David is the right leader to deliver our aspirations with the support of the broader esure leadership team.”