Specialist insurance broker Footman James announces new appointment.

    Andy Fairchild has been appointed as managing director of Footman James and will be responsible for the strategic development of the West Midlands-based broker and management of the company’s 200+ staff.

    Andy Fairchild

    “I am delighted to welcome Andy to the senior management team at Footman James.  With his wealth of experience from across the financial services sector and a strong track record of building teams that deliver an exceptional customer experience, Andy will have a positive influence on the business, driving profitability and growth into 2012 and beyond.”  explained Ian Barclay, managing director, Aon Personal Lines.

    “This senior appointment reflects our commitment to both the Footman James brand and its position as the leading specialist classic car broker.” added Mr Barclay.

    Commenting on his new role, Mr Fairchild said:  “With support from the dedicated Footman James team, I am looking forward to continuing the development of the company and building upon Footman James’ strong position in the specialist broking market.”

    Mr Fairchild took up his appointment on 14th October 2011 and is based at the firm’s head office in the West Midlands.