January 29, 2015 8:17 AM ET


Company Overview of Brightside Group Plc

Company Overview

Brightside Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage and financial services to individuals and businesses in the United Kingdom. It provides online and offline insurance broking, premium finance, lead generation and debt management, medical reporting, and software and Web services. The company also offers a range of personal and commercial insurance products, including insurance for taxis, motorhomes, minibuses, couriers, and hauliers, as well as insurance products for landlords, let properties, trades people, and corporate enterprises. Brightside Group plc was founded in 2001 and is based in Bristol, the United Kingdom. As of July 24, 2014, Brightside Group Plc...

MMT Centre

Severn Bridge


Bristol,  BS35 4BL

United Kingdom

Founded in 2001

1,030 Employees


44 14 5463 5860

Key Executives for Brightside Group Plc

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 59
Financial Director and Member of Executive Board
Group Chief Operating Officer and Member of Executive Board
Chief Operating Officer of Retail Broking
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Brightside Group Plc Key Developments

Brightside Group Appoints James Fairhurst as CIO

Brightside Group has announced the appointment of James Fairhurst as its new CIO. Fairhurst served as CIO at insurance intermediary Hastings Direct for nearly six years and was part of the senior leadership team engaged in the management buyout from its earlier owner IAG in 2009.

Brightside Group Plc Appoints Des O'Connor as Commercial Director

Brightside Group Plc announced that it appointed Des O'Connor group commercial director. He left Gallagher Insurance Solutions in July, 2014 as managing director.

Brightside Group Plc Announces Executive Changes

Brightside Group Plc named Andrew Wallin as CEO, effective January 2015. Wallin was appointed by AnaCap Financial Partners LLP, to replace Paul Williams. Wallin role will include maximizing growth opportunities and focusing on new commercial relationships and partners. Wallin was the former managing director of direct at Arthur J. Gallagher's Gallagher Insurance Solutions.

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