CPP Group UK boosts New Business team with senior hires

CPP Group UK boosts New Business team with senior hires

CPP Group, the global financial assistance product provider, is pleased to announce two senior appointments to CPP UKíS New Business team, with Andrew Jackson joining the company as head of sales and relationships and Alison Douglas as head of propositions. Both will report directly to Michael Whitfield, managing director of CPP Group UK.

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Andrew and Alison are joining at a significant time for CPP Group which is spearheading its growth strategy in the UK through the InsureTech scene following its re-entry into the UK market in the first half of 2018.

Michael Whitfield commented:

“Iím delighted to have secured people of Andrew and Alisonís calibre to take up these important roles. Andrew has more than 20 yearsí experience in the partnership industry, including financial services, automotive, data and affinity marketing, both in the UK and internationally. Alison brings a wealth of proposition delivery experience to the team, having run her own management consultancy firm after previously spending over 20 years in the affinity insurance market. Between them theyíve worked for some very high profile organisations and Iím thrilled they have decided to join CPP as we start our new business efforts in the UK.”

Andrew Jackson said:

“This is a great time to join CPP. Iím looking forward to meeting all our existing and prospective business partners. We have some really innovative products and opportunities in the pipeline and the next six months will be a very exciting time as we take our propositions to market.”

Alison Douglas added:

“Itís great to join the team at the start of this journey. Over the years Iíve worked on many new products and partnerships, however itís clear that CPP have both the innovative outlook and the delivery capability to offer something really different to B2B partners and their customers.”

CPP Group is on a transformative journey and the continuing investment in its UK market supports their overall growth ambitions and is fundamental to achieving this.

Andrew Jackson CV

Andrew has more than 20 years’ experience in the partnership industry, covering financial services, automotive, data and marketing services in the UK and internationally.

Prior to joining CPP Group Andrew was at TransUnion (previously Callcredit), where he was Head of Marketing and spearheaded demand generation activity across sales and marketing campaigns.

Earlier in his career Andrew was at AmTrust Financial, where he provided consumer acquisition and retention programmes to some of the world’s leading car brands and led the sales function for the in-house underwriting and reinsurance business. He was also Head of Sales at Direct Line Group and started his career at RAC Motoring Services.

Andrew attended the University of Hull and the Paris Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Alison Douglas CV

Alison has a wealth of change management experience having recently run her own management consultancy firm working across a wide range of sectors.

Prior to joining CPP, she worked for more than 15 years in partnership and affinity insurance for organisations including Privilege, Direct Line and Equinity Insurance Group where she was responsible for developing and delivering bespoke financial insurance products for large brand name partners from motor manufacturers, high street banks, national charities and utilities.

Alison holds an MBA from Durham University was also Insurance Times Young Achiever of the Year in 2001.

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