BGL appoints new Frontline MD
by Richard Kilner
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The BGL Group has announced the appointment of Mark Townsend as the new managing director of Frontline, the business unit with responsibility for BGL brands including Budget and Dial Direct.
Townsend leaves behind Capita Insurance Division to join the firm, and whilst MD with Capita led it through a period of successful growth and increased profitability.
Earlier in his career he was chief operating officer with HSBC Select and spent six years with Norwich Union.
BGL Group Chief Operating Officer Matthew Donaldson welcomed Townsend to the group and praised his extensive experience in both corporate and market terms.
Donaldson went on to say that Townsend was exceptionally well-placed to lead Frontline and that he would be instrumental in taking the firm’s in-house brands to the next level.