Data and technology driven insurance specialist, Hood Group, has appointed Mark Izzard to its board as director of its dedicated travel insurance division, Hood Travel.
Mark is a leading figure in the world of travel insurance distribution, having set up and been involved in many travel insurance brands over the last 15 years. In this new role his focus will be on providing guidance, support and direction to the Group’s travel insurance proposition for its insurer and brand partners.
Hood Group CEO, Simon Hood, says: “Mark is well-known and highly regarded in the travel insurance industry. Not only does he have a proven track record of launching and managing travel insurance brands, but he is a recognised expert in digital marketing and ecommerce. I am delighted that we have attracted someone of his calibre and am confident that his expertise will help build upon and improve our already successful travel proposition.”
Commenting on his new role, Mark adds: “I share Hood Group’s view that the use of data and innovation is the key to transforming the customer experience and delivering sustainable solutions. I look forward to bringing my relationships and knowledge to the team and working with them to create travel insurance products and services that will add real value to our partners and their customers.”