LONDON, 06 May 2015 – CNA Hardy has appointed Simon Hodgin as Regional Manager of its Manchester office. Reporting to Elliot Miller, VP Head of UK Regions, Simon will be responsible for the day-to-day operations in Manchester, as well as developing the CNA Hardy brand and presence across the North of England. He will also focus on expanding the firm’s distribution network, driving growth across all products and industry segments.
Previously, Simon was Divisional Manager, Northern Regions for Sterling Insurance, responsible for developing business in the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland. Prior to this, he held a variety of senior roles at AXA Insurance including Branch Manager, Manchester and UK Head of Distribution Partners for independent brokers.
Commenting on the appointments, Elliot Miller, VP Head of UK Regions for CNA Hardy, said: "Simon joins us at an exciting time of growth for our Manchester office. We have recently welcomed a number of senior managers and underwriters to the firm, demonstrating the firm’s commitment to building depth and breadth of local market expertise; not just in Manchester but across the UK and Europe, to better serve our customers."
Lesley Robinson and Neil Stephenson have recently joined CNA in Manchester from QBE as Property and Casualty Manager, and Senior Casualty Underwriter respectively. Lisa Raby also joined CNA in Manchester from Willis as Underwriting Assistant, supporting the Professional Services team.
About CNA Hardy
CNA Hardy, acting through Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited and CNA Insurance Company Limited, independent wholly-owned UK subsidiaries, are a leading specialist commercial insurance provider for clients within both the Lloyd’s and company markets. For more information, please visit CNA Hardy at www.cnahardy.com.
Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company in the U.S. CNA’s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at www.cna.com. "CNA" is a service mark registered by CNA Financial Corporation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Certain CNA Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "CNA" service mark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.
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CNA Insurance Company Limited (company registration number 950) and Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited (company registration number 1264271) are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (firm reference number 202777 and 204843 respectively). CNA Services (UK) Limited (registered number 8836589). ‘CNAHardy’ is a trading name of CNA Insurance Company Limited and Hardy Underwriting Group PLC (which includes Hardy (Underwriting Agencies) Limited and Hardy Underwriting Asia PTE). VAT registration number 667557779.
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