10 May 2016

Towergate Insurance today announces that Feilim Mackle has joined its Board as a non-executive director, subject to regulatory and shareholder approval.

Feilim has over 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry. He has been Sales and Service Director at Telefónica UK (O2) since 2011, and previously served as interim Chief Operating Officer at Resolution Ltd and Executive Director of Life and Pensions Operations at AEGON UK plc. 

In 2003, Feilim joined Royal Bank of Scotland as Managing Director, Retail Banking.  He started his career at Standard Life and from 2000, he served as Managing Director, UK Sales.

Feilim is currently the Board sponsor for Wayra UK, Telefónica’s startup accelerator.

Towergate chairman John Tiner said: “I am delighted to welcome Feilim to the Towergate Group Board. His expertise in digital and customer experiences, both online and offline, will be a great asset to Towergate and will be a perfect fit with our transformation agenda.  

“We have further strengthened the Board with three new Independent Non-executive Director appointments since the start of the year, bringing expertise in digital, strategy, operations and underwriting. These appointments continue to reflect Towergate’s extraordinarily strong market position.”

Feilim said:  “I look forward to being part of the journey to turnaround and growth at the UK’s most important independent general insurance distributor.”

Dr Teresa Robson-Capps, who was appointed to the Towergate Group Board in July 2012 will be stepping down.

Towergate Insurance today also announces that the Notice of Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) and Form of Proxy for the 2016 AGM of TIG Topco Limited have been published and are now available on the Towergate Insurance investor website: http://www.towergate.com/investor-relations/other-investor-information

The AGM will take place on 25 May 2016 at Towergate Insurance’s offices located at 77 Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 3DE.  The minutes of the AGM will be published on http://www.towergate.com/investor-relations/other-investor-information as soon as practicable after the conclusion of the AGM.

About Towergate

Launched in 1997 Towergate is the UK’s largest independently owned insurance intermediary. Towergate is an important distribution channel for a significant range of insurance products and a
key strategic partner for the UK’s largest insurers. Towergate’s scale, customer insight and distribution relationships make it a unique business and a leader in the markets in which it operates. Its combination of distribution and underwriting gives it unparalleled consumer data and market insight.

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