Hood Group appoints team to manage new travel insurance proposition

Hood Group appoints team to manage new travel insurance proposition

Leading affinity insurance provider, Hood Group, has appointed an experienced team of travel insurance professionals to manage its newly launched travel insurance proposition.

Paul Firkins, Business Development Director at Hood Group, says: “We’re committed to providing a best of breed travel insurance solution to our affinity partners and so we have appointed a dedicated team of travel insurance specialists to manage its delivery.”

Jack Ramsay has been appointed Business Development Executive. Prior to joining Hood Group, Jack spent four years at travel insurer Insure and Go where he was responsible for developing new business and managing key corporate accounts. Following its acquisition by Mapfre, Jack then spent four years developing their corporate partnership proposition.

Lauren Gooch has been appointed Group Pricing Manager. She joins Hood Group having spent eight years at Insure & Go where she held positions within finance as well as managing the internal pricing teams. In addition to her new responsibilities for pricing across the Hood Group, Lauren will be focused on developing its aggregator strategy.

Philip Timms has been appointed Customer Contact Manager responsible for managing the inbound and outbound call centre that supports the travel proposition. He joins the group from Insure & Go where he spent almost six years in charge of its outbound call centre as well as the travel training and quality team.

Paul concludes: “We are making a considerable investment in refining and developing our insurance solutions and services for the affinity market. This latest development represents just one of a number of new initiatives that we look forward to announcing over the coming months.”