ARAG Appoints Layton for Business Development in Southeast UK

June 14, 2011

Legal expense insurer ARAG announced the appointment of Jon Layton to “fill the role of Business Development Executive in the South East (UK) region.

He has more than 28 years’ experience in the insurance industry, and is “attracted by ARAG’s rising profile and commitment to continued growth,” said the bulletin. Layton is responsible for “developing existing and new broker relationships and alternative channel distribution in the Before-the-Event legal expenses and Assistance insurance markets.”

The bulletin also noted that he has “extensive experience in the Lloyd’s and regional broking markets he has worked across many classes including retail, wholesale, scheme, affinity and general insurance and reinsurance both domestically and internationally.”

ARAG Sales Manager, Andy Talbot, commented: “We are delighted to welcome someone of Jon’s calibre to our team. His experience in the broking sector will raise our profile further with both existing and new partners in the South East.”

ARAG is one of the world’s leading players in legal expense insurance, operating across 13 European countries as well as the US. Founded in Germany in 1935, ARAG now employs over 3,700 staff and generates a premium income of over €1.3 billion [$1.87 billion]

Source: ARAG

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