Stuart Rootham to join Aston Scott as Group Managing Director

Aston Scott has announced that, subject to regulatory approval, Stuart Rootham will be joining the company in October as Group Managing Director.

Aston Scott currently places over £100m of premiums from its network of 13 branches but has ambitious growth plans over the coming years.

Peter Blanc, Group CEO, said "with our ambitious expansion plans I'm delighted that we've been able to secure Stuart's services - he's a leading industry figure that I know will help us to achieve our goals, both securing organic growth from our existing branch network and helping me to integrate the acquisitions that we are lining up. It's a great statement of intent for our business"

Stuart Rootham said "I'm delighted to be joining Aston Scott at this stage of the company's journey - helping it to become a leading National Insurance Broker offering a highly professional and personal service to its clients across the country. Aston Scott is a Chartered Insurance Broker, which demonstrates the quality of the business that I'm joining. These strong fundamentals provide a first class foundation for me to lead the Aston Scott team to maximize the potential of the existing business whilst ensuring we are fully prepared for the challenge of successfully integrating acquisitions made."