MIB announces new chairman

The MIB has announced managing director of the LV=’s broker division Mike Crane as its new chairman, taking over from Direct Line Group’s Steve Maddock.

He has been part of MIB’s board since 2018, playing a key part in the development of MIB’s long-term strategy. He brings more than 30 years’ experience within the insurance industry.

Crane has executive responsibility for diversity and inclusion for LV= General Insurance and is an engagement board member of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Crane said: “It is a huge privilege to take over the chair from Steve, I am looking forward to working with the team as the MIB continues to evolve and adapt to meet the future needs of our members and customers.”

Maddock said: “It’s been a great honour serving as chairman at the MIB and I am proud of all we have achieved over the last seven years. The MIB are at the forefront of tackling uninsured driving and I am pleased to say have made a lot of progress in this area. It gives me great pleasure to pass the baton over to Mike who brings with him a wealth of experience and who I am confident will serve the members and customers well.”

MIB’s chief executive, Dominic Clayden, said: “I’m delighted that Mike has accepted the challenge to keep pushing us to evolve so we can best support the industry and fulfil our ambitions to make roads safer, help innocent victims of uninsured and hit-and-run drivers rebuild their lives, and protect people from insurance fraud. I’d also like to thank Steve for his contribution to everything we have achieved together. MIB has progressed considerably during his time as chair, and the board, ExCo and everyone at MIB is extremely grateful to him for that.”