Keoghs, which is part of the Davies insurance group, has announced that Allison Carr has been promoted to CEO for the company and that Gary Fitzpatrick has also been promoted to chief commercial officer.
The current CEO John Whittle will retire from the business after 30 years of service, with 15 of those years at the company helm.
Carr joined Keoghs as a solicitor in 2002 and has held various senior operational and leadership roles in the firm, most recently as COO. She will also join Davies executive committee and report directly to the group CEO Dan Saulter.
In his new role, Fitzpatrick will focus on bringing together the commercial, client service and growth strategy for Keoghs, including working with colleagues across Davies to deliver “end‐to‐end solutions”.
He has spent more than 20 years’ at Keoghs, in various senior executive roles, and has played a key role delivering Keoghs’ long‐term growth strategy.
Saulter said: “I look forward to working closely with Allison and Gary in the years ahead as we execute on our plans.
“I am also thrilled that once again we’ve been able to promote internally; investing in our people and giving them opportunities for career development is central to our success.”