Sharon WestLexelle is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Managing Director.

Sharon West, who has more than 30 years of experience working for high profile brokers and insurers across a range of roles, joins the Sheffield-based insurance wholesaler from UK General.

The move comes as part of the company’s plans to extend its client basis through delivery of specialist legal expenses and associated products. All products are provided through key capacity partners.

With a strong existing client base including brokers, broker networks, insurers and claims administrators, Sharon says the firm is looking forward to a period of significant growth.

“Our approach is focused on providing high quality value for money products and solutions with a strong compliance base in response to the changing market conditions in complimentary, add-on and niche insurance products,” she said.

“We are also developing an upgraded version of our widely used and established Brokernet online policy management system.

“We are able to provide a wide range of services and products and our in-house claims handling capability is run by a highly skilled team.”

Lexelle Chairman Donald Mackay added: “We are delighted to be able to welcome someone as experienced and professional as Sharon on board to lead the next phase of our growth plans.

“We will be making further significant investments in growing our team in the next few months and will be launching a range of innovative new solutions by the end of this year, incorporating significant developments in technology and the facilitation of retail support in added value products.”

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