9th April 2019
There are exciting developments in the next chapter at the Jensten Group Ltd. Jensten is delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Taylor as their new Wholesale Managing Director. Simon joins Jensten from the 8th April and will be responsible for the day to day management of all the company's wholesale operations.
Simon joins Jensten from Pen Underwriting, where he served for four years as Sales Director. Prior to this he held various senior positions at brokers, networks and insurers, always focused on the UK general insurance market.
Simon will be working closely with his fellow directors at Jensten to drive the Group to achieve its ambitious plans for growth and development.
Simon is the latest in a stream of high-profile appointments for the Jensten Group, following the recent announcements of Ed Hannan and Chris Woosnam as CFO and Mergers and Acquisitions Director respectively.
Commenting on this recent appointment, Jensten Group CEO Bob Darling said;
'When we launched the Jensten Group last month we set out to simplify the structure. We have a well-defined retail structure, and with Simon at the helm of our wholesale business we will focus on building a business that provides excellent service to insurers, brokers and clients. Simon has a unique mix of MGA, London Market and broking experience and will be a huge asset in making the Jensten Group a force to be reckoned with in the marketplace. As I have said in the past, to build an awesome business we'll need an awesome team, and Simon is a very welcome addition to the board.'
Simon Taylor built on this by saying;
'I have been dealing with the group for some years, and have seen how far the business has grown in that time. The ambitions are clear, and I am delighted to be a part of it. My focus has always been to make sure that brokers and capacity providers see real added value from the wholesale markets. I know this is a philosophy that Jensten shares and I can't wait to get my teeth into the role.'
Jensten Group Ltd comprises of online wholesaler Policyfast, specialist insurance underwriter City Underwriters and franchise operation Coversure Insurance Services. Through their underwriting, wholesale and retail operations they offer a complete insurance service to the UK's brokers and insurance customers.
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