Matt Donnelly appointed new chairman at Assurex Global

Matt Donnelly appointed new chairman at Assurex Global

Griffiths & Armour Insurance brokers are delighted to announce the appointment of its managing director, Matt Donnelly, to the position of chairman at Assurex Global, the world’s largest privately held commercial insurance, risk management and brokerage group.

Matt Donnelly

Matt, who has over 30 years’ experience in international risk management and insurance, has been a partner here at Griffiths & Armour since 2001 and was appointed as managing director of their General insurance division in 2003. In 2015 Matt became a founding director of GAWS of London, the Lloyds International Wholesale broker which is a joint partnership between Griffiths & Armour and Woodruff Sawyer in California. Matt will continue in his current roles whilst also taking up the new position of chairman at Assurex Global.

Commenting on his appointment, Matt Donnelly said:

"I am very pleased and feel honoured to be appointed as the Chairman of Assurex Global. In the current business environment in which connectivity in all aspects is an essential feature, being able to work with 20,000 colleagues in more than 600 offices across the world reinforces the most powerful and essential component of our industry; our people.”

He added, “Our Assurex Partner colleagues throughout the world and our Corporate Office in Columbus are an amazing Team. Everyone counts! We work collectively with a simple and common goal; to provide our clients with the highest standards of service wherever they are in the world. I am very excited how we can now press our advantage as the largest privately owned Broker Partnership in the world and grow our influence."

Jim Hackbarth, president and CEO, Assurex Global commented:

“We’re pleased to welcome Matt as our chairman and look forward to his leadership as we build on the exciting momentum we’ve achieved in all parts of the world during the past several years,” he added, “Matt has done an excellent job of guiding our activities across EMEA for the past two years and has contributed significantly to our strategic direction worldwide.”

For more information please contact:

Jason McAuley via e-mail: jmcauley@griffithsandarmour.com

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