Expansion of brokerage
Kiernan hired for Sure Thing! underwriting push
The company wants to enhance its market coverage and complement its existing panel of insurers.
Mr Kiernan, who joins from Ageas, brings almost 30 years’ industry experience to the position.
Brendan Devine, chief executive, said: “This is an important development for us in our evolution as a digital insurance provider.
“We are absolutely committed to being a broker and the launch of the underwriting arm is intended to complement our existing panel, whilst allowing us to expand our footprint and ensure we cater to our growing customer needs.”
Previous to working at Ageas, Mer Kiernan was director of personal lines at France-owned global insurer Groupama where he had responsibility for a £500 million portfolio.
He has also held senior positions at Axa Insurance, Guardian Direct Insurance and RAC Insurance Brokers.