Ciaran Astin joins KGM as Managing Director


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  • Industry leader joins KGM to drive forward growth plans for business

KGM, DUAL UK’s specialist motor MGA, announces the appointment of Ciaran Astin as Managing Director, subject to regulatory approval. This key appointment reflects KGM’s strategy to attract industry leading talent to realise its growth ambitions in the highly competitive motor insurance sector. 

Astin brings over a decade of leadership and business development experience within the motor insurance sector, having previously held senior roles at Hastings Group and Direct Line Group. He was most recently Managing Director of DriveScore, the app-driven motor insurance data business within ClearScore group.

Simon McGinn, CEO, DUAL UK, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Ciaran on board as Managing Director of KGM. KGM is a recognised leader in specialist motor insurance with a history going back over 65 years. Ciaran joins a business already delivering above sector growth, and I am confident his leadership will see this success continue. Ciaran’s career has included a strong focus on tech, data and AI which are very naturally key areas of focus for KGM, and looking ahead, we’ll be further investing people and technology to support our growth.” 

Astin said: “I am excited to be joining such a successful and established business as KGM. The leadership team have already achieved great things and I look forward to exploring new growth opportunities with them, providing even greater products and services to KGM’s customers.”