UK’S MGAA Begins Search for First Managing Director

The UK’s Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA) has formally begun its search for its first full time managing director.

The announcement explained that the “managing director’s main responsibilities will be to drive the Association’s strategy, execute its business plans and attract a wide range of MGA members from across the UK,” working in conjunction with the MGAA board and chairman, Reg Brown,.

“The managing director will also be tasked with implementing policies for the management and operation of the Association, developing its profile and representing the UK MGA sector as a whole.

“The MGAA board plans to select a short list from applications by the middle of June and announce an appointment by the end of June. Anyone who would wish to be considered should contact Sian Fisher at the MGAA.”

The bulletin also noted that then “MGAA has grown considerably since its launch in September 2011 with the Association’s membership now representing a total combined gross written premium of over £2.5 billion [$3.81 billion]. The membership now includes 64 full members, 24 insurer members and 26 supplier members.”

Chairman Reg Brown commented: “With the growing scale and profile of the MGAA the time is right to appoint our first full time managing director. This will be a pivotal role as we increase the Association’s activities in order to promote the importance of this sector of the UK insurance industry and ensure its regulation is fair.”

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