BGL Insurance appoints new Managing Director of Distribution

Laura Mullaney, Managing Director Of Distribution FINAL

BGL Insurance (BGLi), a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services, has today announced the appointment of a Managing Director of Distribution, a new position within the business. Laura Mullaney, formally Customer Director for BGLi, has been promoted into the new role and will now lead on the growth and distribution agenda for the business across its own brands and strategic partnerships. Laura will also join the BGLi executive committee, reporting to CEO, Peter Thompson. The news follows the recent successful acquisition of BGLi by the Markerstudy Group and a strong year of profit growth for the business.

Laura joined BGLi from Barclays 10 years ago, initially leading on the digital development of the insurance partnerships division and since that time, has led the broader digital agenda, transforming customer propositions and helping BGLi to achieve market stand-out in the space. As part of her new role, Laura will lead on strategy for BGLi’s own brands, which includes Budget Insurance, Dial Direct and Jaunt, as well as affinity partners. In addition, Laura will also oversee an exciting new business pipeline, exploring opportunities for strategic fit partners as well as new customer propositions.

Peter Thompson, CEO of BGL Insurance, said: “I’m excited to see Laura take on her next challenge. With her digital insight, commercial expertise and customer/partner focused approach, I’m confident that Laura will drive us to capitalise on the huge opportunities we have as a business, building on the great momentum already in place as we move into the next phase of our growth.”

Laura Mullaney, Managing Director of Distribution, BGL Insurance, added: “I’m looking forward to the opportunities and challenges that this new the role will bring. BGLi has always been ambitious in terms of what we deliver for our customers and it’s exciting to be working with such experienced and talented colleagues to continue evolving our propositions for the future.”