LONDON: 10 April 2012 - Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford (CGSC), the global wholesale and reinsurance broking group, has appointed Gavin Southwell as head of operations.
Previously CGSC's head of risk management, in his new role Southwell will focus on providing best practice processes and controls, and a platform from which CGSC can meet its strategic objectives. In addition, he will coordinate and develop CGSC's regional and global operations in order to deliver a better service to its clients, linking closely with the group's current major IT investments.
Southwell is a chartered accountant. Before joining CGSC in 2009 he worked in various insurance roles, most recently for Beazley and Willis after starting his career at Credit Agricole.
Toby Esser, Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Group Chief Executive said: "Since Gavin joined the team at CGSC he has done an excellent job of implementing an enhanced risk management framework and identifying areas where our operations could be optimised to meet our strategic vision. In his new role, Gavin will make a natural progression to deliver world class operational support for our global businesses."
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Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford
Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford is an independent global wholesale and reinsurance broking Group. The Group has a network of 64 offices across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australasia, employing over 1,400 skilled professionals.