Audatex names new claims sales director

Tom Hart has been promoted from head of account management to claims sales director UK & Ireland at Audatex.

In his new role he will elevate the Audatex claims offering and further develop the claims sales team to assist the business with its strategic expansion plans.

Over the past 18 months, he has been responsible for successfully appointing and developing a new national account management team capable of providing a broad spectrum of expertise, including parts, engineering and insurer operations.

He said: “Despite the challenges posed by the market, we are well placed as a team in terms of knowledge, expertise, innovation and vision to help develop and grow the business even further, for the benefit of our customers. It’s essential that in a period of rapid market evolution, the industry has the data and technology support it needs to minimise risk and optimise efficiency.”

Chris Wright, managing director at Audatex UK & Ireland, added: “Tom is a dedicated and highly valued member of the Audatex team, and his promotion is richly deserved.  He is commercially very experienced, with an impeccable track record of delivering for customers and the business as a whole. He prides himself on consistently high levels of client advocacy feedback, which is also instilled in the teams he leads.

“Tom is ideally equipped to lead our largest migration plan to new technology, as Qapter,  the industry’s only globally available end-to-end claims management and estimating solution powered by AI, prepares to fully enter the global market in 2024.”