Gallagher’s centre of excellence for corporate clients is based on East Parade, in the heart of the business district. Its team of risk management and insurance specialists partner major clients including large private and public companies and multinationals.
Sarah Murfin has taken on the role of key account manager. Bringing over 17 years’ experience, having held roles at a number of global insurance brokers, Sarah will be supporting large corporate clients with their risk and insurance needs, including some of Yorkshire’s most prominent businesses.
Eleanor Slater has joined the team as senior account executive. Eleanor previously worked for major global insurers including Allianz and Liberty Mutual in both property and casualty underwriting. In her new role, Eleanor will be specialising in supporting global companies to manage their risk exposures.
Will Barnett has also joined from Allianz, where he began his career as an underwriter in multiple classes of insurance. As an account executive, he will be working with some of the office’s largest clients, primarily in logistics and manufacturing.
Gallagher is a major employer in Yorkshire with offices in Leeds, Wakefield and Sheffield, with over 300 risk, insurance, claims and employee benefits specialists. Through its 70- strong UK branch network, Gallagher supports organisations of all sizes, from large global companies to SMEs.
James Murray, Leeds branch director, Gallagher’s UK Retail Division, said: “Gallagher in Leeds is going from strength to strength - providing tailored risk management and insurance broking services to a diverse range of major clients throughout Yorkshire and beyond.
“Our new hires are prime examples of our commitment to attracting and developing the industry’s top talent, as well as maintaining high standards of technical expertise.”