has announced a new CEO for its business.
The specialist underwriting agency has appointed Simon Allatson to the role, based in their Melbourne office.
Allatson joins the business following 25 years in the sports and not-for-profit sector, having spent time as executive director at Swimming Australia, CEO of Athletics Australia and CEO of Sydney Kings.
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“After an exhaustive selection process that included many first class applicants from both the insurance and sports worlds, I am delighted that Simon is joining the company,” Chris Nash, managing director of Sportscover said of the appointment.
Allatson’s sporting background will enable Sportscover to work closer with clients, Nash continued, as his experience will boost the business.
Sportscover will look to continue its expansion overseas, and Allatson will be a driving force behind further expansion across the region.
Allatson begins in his new role on May 01.
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