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Appointment : Tim Ablett is new ECIC/ECIS Chairman

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Electrical Contractors’ Insurance Holdings (parent company of ECIC, the Electrical Contractors’ Insurance Company and ECIS, the Electrical Contractors Insurance Services business) has announced the appointment of Tim Ablett to the role of Chairman at ECIH and its subsidiaries Electrical Contractors Insurance Company (ECIC) and Electrical Contractors Insurance Services (ECIS).

Tim has spent over 30 years within senior roles in the insurance market, including Director of Personal Lines at RSA, Managing Director of Groupama UK and CEO of FirstAssist. Since 2006 Tim has fulfilled a variety of Non-Executive Director roles within the insurance industry, including at EuropAssistance, Hastings Insurance Services, InterHannover, Garwyn Group and Equity Insurance Group. He is also currently the Chairman of Age UK Enterprises and Master of the Worshipful Company of Insurers, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Accountants, where he is on the Non Executive Director Committee.

Roger Brown, Managing Director for ECIH, commented: “The ECIH Group of businesses have experienced significant growth over the past few years particularly following the attainment by ECIC of an A.M.Best A(-) Rating in 2010. We are delighted with Tim’s appointment as he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be invaluable to the business in the years ahead”.

Tim added he is very pleased to be joining the ECIH group at this exciting stage of its development and is keen to assist the very able Executive team to grow and expand its affinity propositions both to the ECA but also to the open market.