Coverforce Companions names new CEO
17 February 2023
Coverforce Companions has appointed Allianz Australia Nationwide Relationship Supervisor James Stanley as its new CEO, efficient from February 22.
The enterprise is a part of the Coverforce Group, which was one of many nation’s largest privately-owned brokerages earlier than it was acquired by Steadfast in 2021.
Coverforce Companions, fashioned in 2016, is the quickest rising a part of the group, with greater than $250 million in annual gross written premium. It supplies a spread of providers to companions, a few of which retain their very own licence.
Former Coverforce Companions CEO Tony Goldsmith stepped as much as Coverforce Group CEO in September final yr, changing Jim Angelis, who grew to become Chairman.
“I’m thrilled to be becoming a member of Coverforce and excited concerning the alternative of working carefully with our Coverforce Companions and strategic insurer relationships,” Mr Stanley mentioned.
“The Coverforce Platform of Providers and the corporate’s observe report of excessive efficiency is one thing I’ve admired for a very long time and the chance to proceed to develop the Coverforce Companions footprint within the Australian market is one I’m excited to be main.”
Mr Goldsmith says Mr Stanley will play a important function within the firm’s continued success and development.
“We’re delighted to welcome James to Coverforce. He demonstrates pure management expertise, has a popularity for delivering high quality outcomes and is nicely revered throughout the business.
“His skill to develop efficient relationships in addition to his understanding of the Australian dealer market made James an apparent selection to guide Coverforce Companions into its subsequent development section.”
Mr Stanley, who has labored with Allianz for a decade in Australia and the UK, will likely be based mostly at Coverforce head workplace in Barangaroo and report on to Mr Goldsmith.