London, 17 November 2015Trevor Newbery joins Arthur J. Gallagher as an independent non-executive director
Arthur J. Gallagher — the international division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) – today announces the appointment of Trevor Newbery as an independent non-executive director of Arthur J. Gallagher Holdings (UK) Limited Board, effective from 2 November 2015.
Trevor is currently a non-executive director of Argenta Syndicate Management Limited and has had a distinguished 40 year career. He was most recently a Partner in Grant Thornton’s Financial Services Group, overseeing its General Insurance Regulatory and Internal Audit practice.
Trevor spent the majority of his career with Heath Group, latterly as director of Heath Insurance Broking Limited with responsibility for Group compliance, senior relationships in the insurance market, business protection and contingency planning, before leaving in 2000 to establish Ernst & Young LLP’s General Insurance Regulatory team. He has also held non-executive director roles with Hawkes Bay Holdings Ltd, Tyser & Co Ltd and Aquila Underwriting LLP.
Grahame Chilton, CEO of Arthur J. Gallagher International, said: “We continue to attract the industry’s most talented and experienced individuals to the team here at Gallagher and I am delighted to now welcome Trevor to the Board. His breadth of insurance and governance expertise will further inform and shape the implementation of our strategy to continually improve how we serve our customers as we strive to be the go-to broker and underwriter in each of the markets and geographies in which we operate.”
Commenting on his new role, Trevor added: “I’ve spent a large part of my career in the broking industry so I am looking forward to sharing my insight and knowledge to support Arthur J. Gallagher at this exciting stage in its evolution. Chily and the leadership team have a clear vision and strategy for the business and I look forward to working with them and the rest of the board to achieve this.”
In addition to his position on the Arthur J. Gallagher Holdings (UK) Limited Board, Trevor will also be Non-Executive Chairman of Pen Underwriting Limited and Chairman of the Risk Committee.