Groupama Insurances appoints Motor Underwriting Director
by Richard Kilner
Kevin Kiernan has been named by Groupama Insurances as the firm’s new director of Motor Underwriting.
He joined the firm on 9th October, leaving behind the post of Business Finance head he held with AXA Insurance.
He brings over a decade of industry experience to the role, and has occupied a range of senior positions with both Guardian and AXA.
Kiernan reports directly to Groupama’s MD, Laurent Matras, and is based in the City of London at the organisation’s head office.
In his new position he is responsible for personal and commercial motor portfolios, and for ensuring that the different motor lines continue to be profitable.
Kiernan will also collaborate closely with Groupama’s distribution and service units, and manage the head office motor underwriting team.
François-Xavier Boisseau, chief executive officer, has welcomed the appointment, praising Kiernan’s significant experience and very fine pedigree.