The Ardonagh Group today announced the promotion of two senior leaders within the platform. Scott Bennett will be Managing Director of Bravo Networks and Jaime Swindle will join Geo Underwriting’s leadership team.
Bennett, who has been involved in the network for 13 years, has recently become the MD of Bravo Network from December 1st as a sales director. He is believed to have built strong relationships with insurance companies and ran a community of network business development managers while working on the network. As MD, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the network and reports to Phil Bayles, Chief Commercial Officer of Ardonagh Advisory (requires regulatory approval).
Mr. Bails discussed this appointment, congratulated Bennett on his new role, and said he was pleased that the business would continue to benefit from his broad insights and long-standing industry relationships.
Scott Bennett said:
Build on the great work that the Bravo Networks team offers to its members. Over the 13 years on the network, I have seen great progress and positive changes, one is always constant, which is to support the growth, protection and support of independent brokers across the UK. It is our mission. With plans for 2022 and beyond, it’s firmly in front of us for all of us at Bravo Networks. “
Meanwhile, Swindle will join Geo Underwriting’s leadership team to support the development of UK commercial MGA proposals starting December 1. In this position, she joins Derek Coles’ Executive Committee and works with Chief Commercial Officer Nick Sharp. Swindle said being part of Aldona means that the opportunity is always on the horizon as the industry changes rapidly. She continued to defend members of the Bravo Network and added that it would help realize the opportunity for brokers to know what they are looking for in MGA in her new role.
Regarding Swindle’s appointment, Derek Coles said: team. “