Open GI appoints senior role to strengthen Insurer Relations

Image of Rob Faulkner - Head of Insurer Relations Personal Lines, Open GI
Pictured: Rob Faulkner – Head of Insurer Relations Personal Lines, Open GI

Open GI has appointed Rob Faulkner as Head of Insurer Relations Personal Lines to lead existing insurer, MGA and underwriter relations for the business. In this newly created role, he will report to Nick Yost, Associate Director of Insurer Relations.

Faulkner was previously at Thistle Insurance and prior to that held numerous senior positions at Aviva, Brit Insurance, Allianz and Towergate Underwriting. His career spans 20 years in the industry.

Commenting on his appointment, Faulkner said:

“I am delighted to be given this opportunity with Open GI and have the ability to work for a company that is leading the way in terms of technology innovation for the general insurance market. This is an exciting time for the business, my role in particular will focus on driving greater efficiencies to deliver solid solutions to our insurer partners. I am looking forward to the new challenge ahead.”

Open GI’s Distribution Director, David Kelly, added:

“Rob is another key appointment to our Insurer Relations team. He will be building on the strong relationships we have in place with our insurer partners to ensure we continue to provide market-leading solutions and services.

“With his extensive industry experience, Rob will prove to be a real asset to the team and the wider Open GI group.”

For more information about Open GI or the Open International Group, please contact:

Helen Andrews
Group Head of Marketing & PR

Notes to Editors:

Open GI is the leading technology partner to general insurance brokers in the UK and Irish markets. Its Core broking platform provides multi-line, multi-channel, multi-brand trading capability complemented by innovative ecommerce and mobile technologies. Open GI is part of the Open International Group alongside sister companies PowerPlace, Open GI London and Open GI Ireland.