17 May 2019
esure Group plc ('esure' or the 'Company') announces that David McMillan will join the business as Chief Executive Officer.
David is currently Group Chief Operating Officer of QBE, one of the world's top 20 insurance and reinsurance companies, and is expected to join the Company in August 2019, subject to regulatory approval.
Sir Peter Wood, Chairman of esure, commented 'I am delighted that David McMilllan has agreed to lead esure. I'd like to thank Darren Ogden for heading the business during this interim period and he will be working closely alongside David to ensure a smooth transition.
'David has a strong track record of delivering digital transformation across the insurance market. Under David's leadership, I am confident the business will deliver on its strategic ambitions.'
Luca Bassi, a Managing Director of Bain Capital Europe, said: 'We are excited to partner with David to take esure to the next level. Our plans for esure are very ambitious and we are convinced David is the right leader to deliver our aspirations with the support of the broader esure leadership team.'
David McMillan said: 'I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead esure under Bain's ownership. esure has great potential and can be at the forefront of the digital disruption of the UK insurance market.
'These are exciting times and I am looking forward to working alongside the dedicated and ambitious team at esure to create a world class business.'
Notes to editors
David McMillan - Biography
David joined QBE in September 2017 as Group Chief Operating Officer and is based in the company's London office. Prior to joining QBE, David was Chief Executive Officer Europe and India and Chairman of Global Health Insurance for Aviva plc. Earlier in his career at Aviva, David was Chief Executive Officer of UK General Insurance & Group Transformation Officer. David joined Aviva in 2002 following almost 10 years with the management consulting arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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