ADVA introduces new head of solutions to mark expansion

He brings with him more than three and a half decades of industry expertise

ADVA introduces new head of solutions to mark expansion

Insurance News

By Kenneth Araullo

In line with ADVA Underwriting's strategic expansion blueprint, the independent global managing general agent has announced the appointment of Gordon Burrows (pictured above) to its team as new head of solutions.

With an extensive career spanning over 35 years, Burrows is recognised as an authority in the establishment, regulation, and functioning of MGAs. He is actively involved in the MGA community and participates in various market forums.

Throughout his career, Burrows has held several key positions, encompassing the creation, management, and underwriting of a European commercial property portfolio under numerous binders. His influence extends to supporting numerous MGAs in developing product, operational, and regulatory solutions across various jurisdictions, both domestically in the UK and internationally in Europe, the US, Canada, and Asia.

In his new role, Burrows will play a pivotal part in assisting ADVA in establishing an innovative subsidiary to meet the burgeoning demand from underwriters. Under his stewardship, the new group company will aim to attract entrepreneurial underwriters from multiple product lines to join ADVA and participate in future growth.

“We consider it a real coup to have someone of Gordon's calibre to join our team and lead the expansion of new product lines. Gordon strengthens our platform to enable the next phase of our growth. Our aim is to provide underwriters with the connections and support services they seek, whilst maintaining the independence they value,” said Harj Sandhu, ADVA co-founder.

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