Broker-only insurer MMA has announced the appointment of Peter Knowles to the new position of Head of UK Development.
The role, which has been created as part of the company’s plan for commercial lines development, will report to chief executive Garry Fearn. As Head of UK Development, Peter is responsible for developing broker relations, overseeing the Business Development team.
Garry Fearn commented: “Peter is a prominent figure in the insurance market and has had a successful 22 year career in the industry. He brings with him a wealth of relevant experience to this new position. “The Head of UK Development position is fundamental to MMA’s continued growth and development and is a key factor in our commercial lines development plans.”
Mr Knowles, who was previously Market Director for General Insurance at the Chartered Insurance Institute, has a wide ranging career including Strategy and Marketing Director for Polaris, where he was responsible for recruiting several new insurance companies to imarket. Prior to Polaris, Peter was at Norwich Union, which he joined in 1986 and held various positions with including National Retail Accounts Manager.