Stuart Davies joins Oxbow Partners as Chairman
July 26, 2017 Chris Sandilands
Oxbow Partners, the management consultancy, has announced that Stuart Davies, former Group CEO of Sompo Canopius, has been appointed Chairman.
Stuart has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry covering both personal lines insurance and specialty markets. Prior to Sompo Canopius he was Managing Director of Aegis London, the top performing Lloyd’s syndicate, and Operations Director of motor insurer Highway.
He is also currently Partner at Disruptive Capital, the private equity firm, and Chairman of DARAG, the run-off company.
In his new role as Non-Executive Chairman, Stuart will help Oxbow Partners continue to develop consulting services that are aligned to its clients’ most pressing strategic and operational needs. He will also support project execution with his CEO and operational experience.
Stuart said “I have been impressed by the impact that Oxbow Partners has had for its clients in the insurance sector and the level of insight that underpins it. I believe the firm has an exciting opportunity to broaden its reach and build its reputation as one of the leading advisors in the sector. I look forward to supporting the team with its next phase of growth.”
Chris Sandilands, Partner at Oxbow Partners, said “We are delighted that Stuart has chosen to join Oxbow Partners in the newly-created position of Chairman. The combination of Stuart’s decade leading some of London’s most successful specialty underwriters and his operational experience in the motor market gives him unparalleled insight into our clients’ situations. We look forward to integrating this into our engagements for our clients’ benefit.”
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Notes to editors
Oxbow Partners is a management consultancy serving the insurance industry. We differentiate ourselves through our insurance sector specialism and focus on practical implementation.
We focus on strategy, digital and M&A. Our strategy practice uses Agile methodology to help clients design and implement strategy faster – focusing on practical and financial results rather than PowerPoint books. Our Partner-led client teams all have many years of insurance experience, allowing us to understand the nuances of the industry. Our digital practice combines our in-depth insurance expertise with digital experience to help insurers and brokers build relevant customer-centric propositions and businesses. In 2016 we were sole advisors to Munich Re for the launch of their Digital Partners division. Our M&A practice supports clients with sell-side M&A processes and due diligence, harnessing our broad and deep understanding of the regulatory and legal issues which impact transactions in the sector.
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