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Compass Insurance expands national presence with Nelspruit branch

01 November 2011 Compass Insurance

Compass Insurance has increased its national footprint with the opening of its new Nelspruit (Mbombela) branch in order to cater for the growing need for specialist insurance products in the area.

According to Paul Carragher, Managing Director of Compass Insurance, the decision to open the office is reflective of the significant business potential of the Nelspruit region. “Compass has had an indirect presence in Nelspruit for a number of years through its various underwriting management agency partners and we have also conducted a series of roadshows in the region; however, we are confident that with the strong growth in the area, it is now time to have a direct presence through this new office.”

Carragher says that as a result of the substantial growth in the area, Compass has identified a real need for specialist insurance expertise and skill. “Through our underwriting management agencies we are able to provide innovative and relevant services to brokers in the Nelspruit region.”

“Nelspruit has transformed over the last 16 years – since being named the capital of Mpumalanga – into a booming centre of industry and economic growth. Compass has always valued the Nelspruit area and we are excited to be a part of this transformation.”

He says the Nelspruit branch, which is the first to open following the success of the Johannesburg branch, will be run by Compass Business Development Manager Carine van der Merwe. In addition, Compass Executive Dean Delport will also oversee the office.

“We are extremely excited about the opening of the Nelspruit branch and are confident it will have a very positive impact on the business,” concludes Carragher.

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