Independent Lloyd’s broker expands its expertise with appointment of Neil Crouch to head up new wholesale property division
London, Monday 9th October: AFL Insurance Brokers Ltd (AFL) today announces the appointment of Neil Crouch to lead its new wholesale property practice.
Previously Head of Broking at Lockton, Crouch brings decades of experience to AFL’s dynamic and growing team, and will pioneer the company’s expansion in the property market, initially focussing on North American and Caribbean business as Director Property.
AFL Chairman Toby Esser said, “We are growing our wholesale capabilities adding a Property practice is a natural next step for AFL’s business profile. Current market conditions make it a compelling case to enter this class, where there is a need for proactive products and services that fully harness the highly skilled underwriting capacity at Lloyd’s.”
AFL CEO Bob Finch added, “Crouch is a highly experienced broker, and not only ideally suited to leading our growth in the property sector, but also to mentoring our expanding team. We place huge value on nurturing and educating the next generation of talent, and are delighted to welcome him on board.”
Neil Crouch, AFL Director of Property, commented, “I am excited to be joining AFL at what feels like a pivotal point in the company’s expansion. AFL is working hard to stand out from the crowd, both in terms of the bespoke and highly innovative services it offers its clients, and also through its in-house ethos – offering flexible, collaborative working in a way that is fostering a truly dynamic team. I look forward to growing AFL’s presence in the wholesale property market.”
As well as growth in the Property sector, AFL is also expanding in other areas including energy, financial lines together with surety and trade credit, and is exploring Insurtech collaboration options through its Incubator division. AFL aims to achieve significant growth over the next two years through organic growth and strategic bolt-on deals.
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Helen Wright, Lysander PR
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