By: 17 April 2024
Gallagher Bassett elevates leadership with new appointments

Gallagher Bassett, a UK provider of claims and risk management solutions, has announced several new appointments to better serve their employees and clients, while driving sustainable growth.

John Fearn, Gallagher Bassett’s current chief client officer, will be promoted to chief operating officer. In his new position, John will play a crucial role in driving operational excellence and fostering collaboration among the various business units within Gallagher Bassett.

Richard Fearn, the current Head of TPA, will be promoted to deputy chief operating officer.


Manan Sagar, chief executive officer, commented;

“We are thrilled to announce the appointments of John Fearn and Richard Fearn, which will further strengthen our leadership team and enhance collaboration across our business units,”

“By harnessing our collective expertise and shared team culture, our company is well-positioned to continue delivering industry-leading service and solutions. This change will unlock enhanced career opportunities for our talented employees.”


John Fearn expressed his enthusiasm about his new role, stating;

“I am honoured and excited to take on the position of chief operating officer at Gallagher Bassett. This promotion is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team. I look forward to working closely with teams across our business, our clients and the customers we serve to drive sustainable growth. Together, we will continue to deliver exceptional service to our clients.”

Gallagher Bassett is pleased to welcome Andrew Parker as the new director of TPA and Simon Hoskin as the new director of travel, accident, and health, in addition to these promotions. Both Andrew and Simon will join the executive team, bringing their expertise and unique perspectives to their respective roles.


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Emma Cockings
Emma is a content editor for Claims Media. Emma is a experienced writer with a background in client-centric personal injury for a major firm. She has attended and reported on multiple brokerage events throughout her career.