PETERBOROUGH-based comparison website comparethemarket.com has appointed Jeremy Chadwick (left) to the role of commercial director. Mr Chadwick will be responsible for commercial strategy and development, covering all product categories within the company, including insurance and money.
Mr Chadwick will help to maintain comparethemarket.com’s customer focus. A significant part of the role involves ensuring that the brands on the comparison panel deliver for customers, making it even easier for them to find cheaper deals on their insurance and household bills. He will be working closely with comparethemarket.com’s partners to get the best deals available for customers and ensure that the panel continues to develop.
Paul Galligan, managing director at comparethemarket.com, said, “Jeremy joins comparethemarket.com with over 20 years of experience in insurance. Particularly, he brings vast commercial experience to the role, with a real focus on delivering outstanding customer propositions. We are delighted to welcome Jeremy to the company and look forward to the continued growth of our panel under his direction.”
Mr Chadwick said, “I am very pleased to be joining comparethemarket.com as commercial director. With the company’s customer-oriented approach, having delivered outstanding growth thus far, the brand’s continued success depends very much on keeping our customers at the heart of what we do. As part of this I’m looking forward to meeting with all of our partners, reinforcing our strong commercial relationships, while also ensuring that we are delivering an outstanding customer proposition.”
Mr Chadwick joins comparethemarket.com from Zurich Insurance plc, where he was head of accident and health for Europe. While at Zurich, he led pan-European underwriting, operational and distribution functions for his line of business. Previously he has held senior leadership roles at Aegon, simplyhealth and Barclays Insurance.
Specialising in more than just car insurance, comparethemarket.com provides customers with an easy way to find the right deal on a wide range of insurance and financial products including; home insurance, van insurance, bike insurance, life insurance, pet insurance, credit cards and loans. It also offers comparisons for a range of household utilities including; electricity, gas, phone, broadband and digital TV.