InterGlobal announces new non-executive directors and strong senior management team

04 December 2007 InterGlobal

Farnham-based international private medical insurer, InterGlobal, has just announced its new senior management team. Comprised of financial services, insurance and business experts, it has been assembled to drive forward the company’s ambitious international programme of expansion. Led by Stephen Hartigan, InterGlobal’s Chief Executive Officer, the management team brings together the skills of newly appointed directors and non-executive directors. It is further bolstered by the inclusion of key regional and UK staff.

InterGlobal's newly appointed directors come from international high-powered backgrounds in financial services and insurance management:

Barbara Zito, Group Sales and Marketing Director, is a leading sales and marketing professional and joins from a long standing senior position with Citigroup. Prior to that she worked for AIG in the United States and in Europe where she specialised in business transformation and development.

Les Carter, Group Finance Director, a chartered accountant, joins from KPMG's London Financial Sector Transaction Services Group where he worked on a number of insurance company transactions. Prior to this he was Finance Director of an overseas reinsurance company.

Barry Remington, Group Underwriting Director, newly promoted, has worked with InterGlobal in senior positions since 2004. He joined from reinsurance company ESG where he managed London Market, European and North American operations.

Newly appointed non-executive directors:

David Rimmer is a chartered management accountant and a director of Alchemy Venture Partners Ltd, who became majority shareholders in InterGlobal earlier this year. David is on the Board of a number of Alchemy owned companies and has held a number of senior positions in commerce and industry.

Tony Lancaster holds numerous non-executive positions within the insurance industry and has held many market positions during his career.

David Davies, an actuary by training, has solid board level experience of leading financial services and insurance companies. He is Non-Executive Chairman of Sun Life Assurance of Canada (UK).

The Middle East and Asia regions are headed up by two experienced InterGlobal General Managers.

David Bouzaid General Manager Asiajoined the company in 2001 when he set up InterGlobal’s Asia office. He heads up InterGlobal’s business in Asia with operations based in Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, China, Japan and New Zealand.

David Axtell, General Manager Middle East joined the company in 2000 when he set up InterGlobal’s Middle East office. He heads up InterGlobal’s operations in a region that stretches from North Africa across to the Indian Subcontinent.

InterGlobal’s claims operations will be headed up by:

Sophie Walker, Group Claims Manager. Sophie is a UK and international specialist in medical claims. She has worked for InterGlobal since 1999.

Stephen Hartigan comments: “InterGlobal is a keen, forward looking and dynamic company. The evidence of our progressive thinking and focus on success can be seen in our strong Board and experienced management team. Our non-executive directors bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to support the management team with its ambitious development plans. We brought this team together to give the very best to our customers and our intermediaries who work so closely with us. The team will help keep this company at the leading edge of this exciting and highly competitive international market place.”

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