CII members elect new President for 2023

Chartered Insurance coverage Institute members have elected the CEO of Swiss Re Options, Russell Higginbotham, as their new President for 2023.

Mr Higginbotham, who started his profession in 1986 with a UK life insurer, shall be working within the coming months with present CII President and CEO of Aston Lark, Peter Blanc.

Mr Higgintboth will take over as President and Chair of the President’s Discussion board on 1 January 2023.

Mr Higginbotham stated: “I’m delighted and honoured to have been elected as CII President for 2023. I look ahead to commencing my time period of workplace in January.”

The CII President’s Discussion board was created in 2021 to discover “new and rising dangers and methods” the insurance coverage occupation can deal with the unmet wants of customers.

Additionally on the CII’s AGM, which befell yesterday (4 October), Ian Callaghan was appointed to the position of deputy president. Mr Callaghan is insurer relations director at Kingfisher Insurance coverage.

He stated: “Thanks to all of the CII members who’ve supported my election as Deputy President. Your help is essential to me, and I’m trying to ahead to taking on workplace within the New Yr.”

Alan Vallance, CEO of the Chartered Insurance coverage Institute, stated: “I wish to thank Peter for his incredible, persevering with work as President and for his deal with the occupation addressing the unmet wants of society and displaying the true worth of recommendation.

“I look ahead to working intently with Russell as our new President and Ian as our new Deputy President in 2023 on methods to lift public belief within the insurance coverage and monetary planning occupation.”