C-Quence plans rapid expansion with new hires

Steve Muir 08.03.2021
2 March 2021  –-  C-Quence, the Insurtech MGA, has appointed Derrick Potton as a Business Development Specialist to further the Company’s expansion plans.
 
Jacqueline McNamee, CEO at C-Quence explains, “With seasoned expertise in driving growth strategies, Derrick is an important addition to C-Quence’s senior team where, in addition to his business development responsibilities, he will play a key role with the continual improvement and delivery of our overall proposition, product solutions and marketing.
 
“Our formula of harnessing great technology -- coupled with a highly experienced team -- has driven significant growth in our business over the past two years which means we are now in a strong position to drive exponential expansion over the next few years.
 
“Derrick will help to increase our flow business, including a differentiated capability around schemes and facilities, utilizing our cutting edge C-Q elements trading platform that is so well suited to efficiently handling “no or low touch” high volume business.
 
“In addition he will help us realise many opportunities to step up our development as we continue to expand the capabilities of our innovative platform and product offering.  Combined with our service, it is a proposition that few, if any, in the industry can match.
 
“I am delighted Derrick is joining C-Quence at a time when we are hugely optimistic about the future.  As an agile and technology led business we are proud that we have been able to support Brokers and their customers through a very difficult year. As a result we are well placed to benefit from the improving prospects for the UK economy as we come out of lockdown. Now is the time to grow and strengthen our team and further diversify our skills base to take us to the next level.”
 
Derrick Potton commented, “I’m very excited by the challenge. C-Quence is shaking up Commercial Lines with its market leading technology and products so it’s great to be joining such a modern, fresh and forward thinking company.”
 
Expanding Financial Lines
 
C-Quence is also adding to its Financial Lines underwriting team with the appointment of Alex Fell, who is joining from Chubb later this month.
 
McNamee comments, “We have been writing Management Liability and D&O business for nearly two years with remarkable success. It is critical that we maintain the extremely high levels of service Brokers have come to expect from us as we continue to expand.  Alex’s arrival, complemented by the efficiencies of our technology, means that we will continue to deliver on that promise.
 
“It’s terrific that Alex will be on board soon.”
 
Derrick Potton
Derrick has over 20 years’ experience in the industry most recently as Sales Director for the UK Broker channel at Hiscox. He has also worked for Chubb and RSA. He will work closely with John McClelland and is based in London.
 
Alex Fell
Alex joins from Chubb where he was an Ignite Financial Lines underwriter in Manchester.  He has also worked for Markel.  He is a key addition to C-Quence’s Management Liability underwriting team and will be based in Manchester.
 
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