Swinton Insurance appoints new Head of Commercial

Swinton Insurance is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Monnington as its Head of Commercial.

Reporting to Distribution Director Richard Beaven, Tony will be responsible for leading Swinton's commercial business which offers a wide range of insurance products and services to its clients via a national contact centre and a regional network of 17 offices, and more than 200 employees.

Tony joins from Arthur J Gallagher, where he was Managing Director of its Birmingham office and recently led the integration of various legacy companies including Oval, for whom he was employed as Managing Director.

Richard Beaven said: "We're delighted to have Tony on board. He has a wealth of knowledge of the commercial broker sector, which remains a key market for us and his focus will be on delivering growth. He also brings with him recent, first-hand experience of delivering transformational change."

Tony added: "Swinton has a unique business model in the insurance market and is ideally placed to realise the potential which exists within its network to drive its commercial arm forward and develop new customer relationships.

“I am really looking forward to working with Richard and the rest of the team as we focus on delivering enhanced products and services for our customers."

A well-known and respected figure in the Midlands market, Tony will be based in Swinton's Burton Upon Trent commercial office, from where he will manage the national business.