New recruits strengthen Towergate Insurance Brokers’ South West team

One of the new recruits, Phillip Hatfield (left) with Julian Hilton and the Taunton team.

One of the UK’s leading independent insurance brokers has made three exciting new appointments as it continues its push for growth across the West Country and Channel Islands.

Towergate Insurance Brokers has recruited Phillip Hatfield as Development Executive, whilst Jonathan Swainbank and Adam Mitchell join as Account Executives, all three will be based at the company’s Taunton office. From the Taunton branch, Towergate Insurance Brokers deals with commercial business insurance, specialising in motor trade, utilities, construction and farm and agricultural insurance.

In his new role, Phillip will be responsible for seeking new opportunities to support more local businesses and individuals across the South West with their insurance and risk management requirements. He will manage and develop a portfolio of clients, identifying new business opportunities and supporting local businesses, particularly using his agricultural experience to benefit clients across the sector.

Phillip said: “I was attracted to Towergate Insurance Brokers in large part because of the exciting opportunities available to colleagues within the company. I have already identified some potential sectors for expansion and with the support of the management team here, I hope to pursue these new areas, ultimately creating a new speciality for myself and enabling me to thrive within the company.”

As Account Executives, Jonathan and Adam will advise clients on insurance and risk management matters, building and maintaining strong relationships with the existing client base, while helping to grow the client portfolio.

Jonathan, who specialises in waste, recycling, water, quarrying and related industries, said: “Independently-owned Towergate Insurance Brokers’ nationwide presence makes them a truly unique proposition in the South West; we can offer the support of a national business while also maintaining strong relationships with our clients thanks to our proximity and local knowledge.”

Adam said: “Towergate Insurance Brokers is a company that shares my values; it is an ethical business that supports its employees and recognises the importance of providing a great customer experience, by striving to do things properly. My ambition within the company is to be successful in retaining and growing my client accounts, while helping to develop the company’s unique proposition.”

Julian Hilton, Towergate Insurance Brokers Area Director – West Country & Jersey, said: “In Phillip, Jonathan and Adam, we have found three individuals who understand and share Towergate’s central ethos. I have every confidence in these three experienced team members and am excited to work with them as they grow within their roles.”

Towergate Insurance Brokers is one of the UK’s leading independent insurance brokers and risk management advisors. Boasting an experienced team of insurance specialists, Towergate Insurance Brokers has built a solid reputation for understanding many business sectors and industries, and the everyday risks they face in today’s increasingly complex world. They also look after the insurance needs of private individuals and families seeking tailored personal covers.