April 20, 2021
Arch Insurance’s UK regional division has announced the promotions of Vicky Rowlay to national director - business transformation and Neil Peters to national director – branch network, both effective immediately.
In Rowlay’s new role, she will focus on developing and implementing key business strategies, including oversight of a new Speed-to-Market initiative, as well as assuming responsibility for the company’s Regional Trading and Online Underwriting team.
Meanwhile, Peters will be responsible for driving business production and heightening broker engagement levels across the Branch network.
In these newly created roles, Peters and Rowlay will work closely together and report to Steve Bashford, CEO, UK Regional Division.
Rowlay previously served as regional director for the North of the UK, having joined the UK Regional Division following its launch. Prior to that, she was regional director – North West at Fusion Insurance Services.
Prior to his promotion, Peter was regional director for the South of the UK having also joined Arch with the launch of the UK Regional Division in 2019. Previously, he was managing director, London at Towergate Insurance.
Both Rowlay and Peter will join Arch Insurance’s UK Regional Division Executive Committee alongside Bashford, Mike Bottle, who is head of the UK regional strategy and distribution team and Stuart Danskin, UK regional director of underwriting.
Bashford said: “The promotions of Vicky and Neil to national roles are important to our continuing evolution and add further impetus to our growth strategy. As National Directors with responsibilities across our entire UK Regional business, they will be charged with developing new opportunities to deliver class-leading solutions to our broking partners and maximise long-term profitable, sustainable growth across the Division.”