BGL Insurance gets first-ever distribution managing director

Key executive to take on "next challenge"

BGL Insurance gets first-ever distribution managing director

Insurance News

By Terry Gangcuangco

Digital distributor BGL Insurance (BGLi), which this year came under Markerstudy Group ownership, now has a managing director of distribution in the form of company stalwart Laura Mullaney (pictured).

The promoted executive has been with the business for 10 years, most recently serving as customer director. In the newly created role, Mullaney will be in charge of the growth and distribution agenda for BGLi across the firm’s strategic partnerships and own brands including Budget Insurance, Dial Direct, and Jaunt.

Joining the BGLi executive committee, the new distribution managing director will also be overseeing the company’s new business pipeline.

“I’m looking forward to the opportunities and challenges that this new the role will bring,” commented the Barclays alumnus. “BGLi has always been ambitious in terms of what we deliver for our customers, and it’s exciting to be working with such experienced and talented colleagues to continue evolving our propositions for the future.”

BGLi operates in Peterborough, Sunderland, and Wakefield and employs more than 1,700 people.

“I’m excited to see Laura take on her next challenge,” said BGLi chief executive Peter Thompson. “With her digital insight, commercial expertise, and customer/partner-focussed approach, I’m confident that Laura will drive us to capitalise on the huge opportunities we have as a business, building on the great momentum already in place as we move into the next phase of our growth.”

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