Coface appoints Karen Lawson as Head of Broker Relations

Coface is thrilled to announce the expansion of our broker relationships team, a crucial step in realising our strategy to emerge as the preferred insurer across the UK and Ireland.

At the forefront of this strategic initiative is the appointment of Karen Lawson as Head of Broker Relations.

This newly created role is designed to strategically reinforce our relationships with brokers, bring coordination to our collaboration and support our Commercial teams to drive further success.

With nearly 7 years of dedicated service at Coface and an impressive 20-year track record in the industry, Karen brings a wealth of experience to her new role. Expressing her excitement, Karen shares, “I am thrilled to be part of this initiative as the Head of Broker Relations. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to collaborate with our highly valued broker partners in the UK and Ireland, paving the way for a successful journey in 2024 and beyond.”

Karen joins a dynamic team of recent additions to the Coface broker relationship team’s.

Millie Skinner, Charlotte Lloyd, George Mower, Michael Charalambous & most recently Michael Danson have all significantly strengthened our Broker Sales team across 2023.

Stevie Rockall has recently joined our Account Management team and is followed by Maria Syeou and Biren Shah who will strengthen our newly formed Mid-Market Account Officer team.

Commercial Director UK & Ireland, Mid-Market, Alan Byrne shared his thoughts on this strategic move, stating, “Exciting times lie ahead as we strengthen our commitment to becoming the preferred insurer in the UK and Ireland. Karen Lawson’s appointment as Head of Broker Relations is a strategic decision to fortify our bonds with brokers, foster collaboration, and empower our Commercial teams.”

He continued, “Her infectious enthusiasm to lead this initiative, coupled with the contributions of other recent team members, gives us confidence that Coface and our broking partners are poised for even greater heights in 2024 and beyond.”

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