New year appointments at Ageas

Ageas Insurance Ltd has confirmed a number of critical appointments, asserting its ambition to continue personal and commercial business lines success.

Following Adam Clarke’s recent appointment as managing director for Ageas Retail Direct, Niraj Shah will become underwriting director for Ageas Insurance, with Thomas Quirke moving into the role of chief actuary, both reporting to François-Xavier Boisseau, CEO Insurance.

In addition, Joel Markham will rejoin Ageas in the role of head of regional broker development, reporting to Chris Dobson, broker distribution director.

Commenting on the new leadership appointments, François-Xavier Boisseau, CEO Insurance, said, ‘I’m delighted to be able to head into 2016 by announcing these important appointments. It is exceptionally pleasing that such talent exists within Ageas Insurance, enabling our people to take advantage of new opportunities and to continue to demonstrate our commitment and market expertise to our brokers and intermediary partners.’

Niraj Shah’s role as underwriting director for Ageas Insurance is subject to regulatory approval.