In her new role, Kathryn is responsible for defining and implementing Gallagher’s business development agenda for the region. Gallagher’s offices in the North look after a diverse portfolio of clients ranging from large corporate organisations through to SMEs, with specialist divisions including construction, charities, care and trade credit.
Kathryn’s appointment follows a period of expansion for Gallagher’s 70-strong regional branch network, having completed a number of acquisitions in 2019, including Stackhouse Poland which became fully integrated in November last year.
With over 20 years’ insurance experience, Kathryn joined Gallagher in 2013 as deputy managing director of the Coventry office, before being appointed managing director in 2015. Prior to joining Gallagher, Kathryn worked at Oval for 15 years, managing client relationships across industries including life sciences, pharmaceuticals, renewable energy, technology and IT.
Kathryn Moon, sales director of the North, Gallagher’s UK Retail Division said: “Having been part of Gallagher for a number of years, I’m delighted to be leading the sales drive in the North, building on the growth that the division has seen in the past few years.
“I look forward to working with the wider team to identify new opportunities and review our current offering to clients, as we look to win new business.”
Peter Matthews, managing director of the North, Gallagher’s UK Retail Division, added: “Kathryn’s appointment is a key milestone in helping us achieve both organic and inorganic growth in the Midlands, northern England and Scotland.
“Ensuring that we nurture and promote the talent, ambition and success of our people is a vital part of our long-term growth strategy. Kathryn’s commercial acumen, as well as her extensive knowledge and industry experience makes her a natural choice for this role, and we are delighted that she will continue to contribute to the division’s success in this new leadership position.”