Gallagher has announced that Chris Noah has been appointed to branch director of the group’s Leicester office.
In his new role, Noah will be responsible for heading up Gallagher’s 65-strong Leicester team, reporting to Gareth Parry-Jones, regional managing director of the Midlands in Gallagher’s UK retail division.
Based at Bede Island Business Park on Western Boulevard, the broker’s Leicester office looks after insurance and risk management for a broad range of businesses in the region, from SMEs through to large corporate organisations.
Noah has over 26 years’ of insurance experience, he joined Gallagher in 2013 as client services manager for the East Midlands. Prior to that, he was East Midlands branch director at Giles Insurance Brokers, which was acquired by Gallagher.
Noah said: “Having been part of Gallagher for eight years, I’m delighted to be taking the helm of our Leicester office, and I look forward to working with our first-rate team of insurance and risk management specialists to support and grow our already impressive portfolio of clients.
Parry-Jones added: “Chris’s in-depth knowledge of the local market, his natural ability to build rapport with clients, and his strong leadership skills will all play a valuable role in maintaining the positive momentum our Leicester branch has built in recent years – having enjoyed steady year-on-year growth.”