DUAL UK Make New C-suite Appointments

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In a move to strengthen its leadership team, DUAL, the underwriting arm of Howden Group, has announced key additions to its C-suite in the UK. Rob Corner joins as Chief Distribution Officer in May, while Catherine Dixon will assume the role of Chief Underwriting Officer in June. These appointments follow closely on the heels of Catherine Farnworth’s recent arrival as UK & Europe Chief Actuary.

Simon McGinn, CEO of DUAL UK, expressed enthusiasm for the new appointments, citing their potential to enhance the company’s leadership capabilities. McGinn highlighted the critical role of Rob Corner’s newly established position in driving DUAL UK’s growth agenda. Meanwhile, Catherine Dixon’s appointment is expected to reinforce the agency’s underwriting strategies and market positioning.

With a broader focus on Europe, Catherine Farnworth will play a pivotal role in ensuring pricing and underwriting profitability across the region. McGinn emphasised the wealth of experience and complementary skills that each new appointee brings to the leadership team, positioning DUAL UK for continued success and innovation.

Looking ahead, McGinn affirmed the company’s commitment to advancing its business objectives while delivering exceptional insurance solutions to brokers and customers. The strategic appointments reflect DUAL’s dedication to driving growth, fostering strong partnerships, and maintaining its position as a leading provider in the insurance market.