HSB announces trio of Business Development appointments
- Specialist construction and engineering insurer, HSB, is bolstering its development team in the UK to support insurance business growth
- Sarah Purnell and Michael Farrugia have joined the company as Business Development Managers
- Lydia White has been promoted to Business Development Manager for the North West
HSB (UK and Ireland) has announced the strengthening of its UK Business Development team following a trio of appointments. Sarah Purnell, Michael Farrugia and Lydia White will be responsible for supporting HSB's growth and strengthening its broker partner relationships across the UK.
Sarah Purnell has been appointed Business Development Manager for the East and West Midlands and has previously worked for British Engineering Services, Zurich and Axa.
Based in East Anglia and the Home Counties, Michael Farrugia has amassed over 30 years' experience in the insurance sector. He has previously held a variety of account management positions for DAS UK Group and Anchor Insurance Brokers.
Lydia White has been promoted to Business Development Manager for the North West region. Since joining HSB in 2017, Lydia has gained extensive knowledge and experience in HSB's underwriting and client services areas in the Northern region.
Ian Fox, UK Head of Sales at HSB, said, "Relationships with our partners are crucial to us so we are pleased to add more quality to an already strong team. Sarah and Michael bring over 60 years’ of insurance experience to our business, meanwhile Lydia is an emerging talent and has flourished in various roles since joining HSB."
"Collectively, all three appointments will help drive our insurance growth ambitions and enable us to deliver customer service excellence by increasing the support we provide to our broker partners."