Ernesto Suarez (pictured) has been appointed to the newly created position of CEO, UK, of the Cover-More Group. The insurance provider stated that the move indicates its ambition to accelerate growth across the travel insurance, rental insurance and travel services sectors.
In his new role, Suarez will be responsible for accelerating the growth of the Cover-More brand and overseeing the launch of new travel insurance services.
“I’m delighted to be leading our exceptional UK team into their next phase of growth,” he said.
As UK, CEO, Suarez will report to Cover-More CEO, Europe, Middle-East and Africa, David White who is delighted to welcome Suarez to this new position.
“[Suarez] is the ideal leader to grow our UK market presence further,” White said. “Ernesto founded Halo Insurance in 2009 and his entrepreneurial expertise and in-depth knowledge of this market will be invaluable to support our ambitions of this key market.”
Identifying Suarez’s role in the Cover-More expansion plans, White said: “As a group, we have launched several market-leading innovations to travellers across Asia, Latin America and North America and Ernesto will be embedding these offerings and identifying new opportunities to deliver innovation and value to our customers and partners, as we look to 2020 and beyond.”
Suarez, meanwhile, is confident of the growth potential of the Cover-More Group, stating: “As a business we have many exciting opportunities ahead of us, while internally we are developing more innovations to bring to market.”