“I am extremely happy to join Kingfisher at such a pivotal time in the evolution of the group,” commented the new CFO whose credentials include time spent at Deloitte, Prudential Plc and Liberty Specialty Markets.
“I am impressed with Kingfisher’s digital transformation and its ambitious customer-centric growth strategy. The journey to date has demonstrated their commitment to building on solid fundamentals to support clients and insurance partners. “
Tailor said he wanted to focus on supporting the organization’s organic and inorganic growth opportunities by leveraging the “passion, talent and digital infrastructure” within the business.
Kingfisher is the name of brands such as Classic Insurance Services, Club Care Insurance, Cork Bays & Fisher, First Underwriting, Fresh Home Insurance, Peter James Insurance and Shield Total Insurance.
“We are delighted that Ajay is joining the experienced and talented management team at Kingfisher,” said Jacquie Boast, Managing Director. “His appointment will help Kingfisher move our business forward by ensuring that our platforms, processes and relationships are strong.
“Along with Tony Sweeney, who recently joined Kingfisher as CIO, Ajay’s arrival complements our leadership team and positions us ready to deliver our ambitious and exciting growth plans.
Under the company’s new C-level management structure, Tailor will be responsible for all aspects of finance, risk and compliance in Kingfisher’s brokerage and MGA business.