Mark Coffey to join Autonet & Carole Nash as Commercial Director


Autonet and Carole Nash has confirmed the appointment of Mark Coffey as Commercial Director.

Mark joins The Ardonagh Group companies from RSA, having joined the insurer in 2011 as Director of Core Brokers in Personal Lines. Following the acquisition of Oak Underwriting, he became Director of the Private Clients business, which included Oak, Regional Broker and High Net Worth.

Ian Donaldson, CEO of Autonet and Carole Nash commented today:

“Mark is the ideal addition to our team as we continue to assess acquisitive opportunities with a view to sustainable, profitable growth across our brands. 

His experience in the private car and home markets will prove invaluable as we look to strengthen our foothold in these spaces, and his expertise in integrating businesses aligns perfectly to our ongoing assessment of the collaborative opportunities across Autonet and Carole Nash.

On a personal note, I am really looking forward to working with Mark and I know that he will hit the ground running, revelling in our pace and ambition.”

Mark Coffey added:

“Ian and the team are leading a compelling business with a unique position in the market, harnessing the indisputable power that leading brands Autonet and Carole Nash provide in a sector awash with opportunity. I am genuinely delighted to be on board; to be leveraging the broader backing of The Ardonagh Group and to be forging ahead with plans to expand on the collective clout of these businesses.” 

Mark will take up the position at the end of June 2018.