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Sarah Breslin talks to The CA about the opportunities insurance affords
In a recent interview with The CA magazine, finance director Sarah Breslin illustrated the interesting and diverse opportunities afforded by the insurance industry for a wide range of professionals - including chartered accountants like herself.
After qualifying with PwC in London, Sarah spent time at Deutsche Bank and Barings Asset Management, before moving into the insurance industry with Arthur J. Gallagher as Finance Director.
Read the full interview here to find out why Sarah loves the demands of working for the international division of one of the world's largest insurance brokers. Following the division's five years of rapid growth through acquisition she is relishing being part of the multi-discipline team making sure effective integration remains our number one priority. Sarah also describes how she likes nothing more than sitting down with different teams to articulate both the benefits and costs of major projects to ensure key decisions are always assessed against the long-term strategic plan.
Her career choice as a chartered accountant offered a broad range of avenues to pursue, but she explains how taking the route into the insurance industry has rewarded her with a professional life full of variety, with no two days ever the same.