April UK names Kittle, as it looks to expand

APRIL UK, the private health insurer, has named Daren Kittle to the newly-created post of commercial director, as it looks to expand its operations and product range.

Prior to joining April, Kittle, pictured,  held the post of divisional director of underwriting at the Warranty Group, where, for 20 years, he was responsible for underwriting UK and Irish business lines.

At APRIL UK, Kittle will be responsible for developing and growing new distribution channels, developing new product offerings and helping to drive business, April said.

‘Next phase of growth’

Sarah Buck, chief executive officer, APRIL UK, said Kittle joined the company as it was embarking on a new growth phase.

APRIL UK is part of the APRIL Group, a Lyon, France-based, Euronext-listed insurance company, which operates in 37 countries and lookc after more than six million clients.

As reported, in  January it announced it was buying Hong Kong-based GlobalHealth Asia to expand its international private medical insurance range.

Gary Robinson
Head of Video and Ezines at Open Door Media Publishing. Deputy Editor, International Investment. An experienced journalist and filmmaker with more than 20 years' financial services experience, both as journalist and originally as a fully qualified IFA, Gary works across both International Investment and InvestmentEurope titles. Previous video production credits include projects on BBC, C4 and SKY.

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