iGO4 Boosts Management Team with Appointment of Karen Hogg to Commercial Director Role
iGO4 Limited has appointed Karen Hogg as Commercial Director, effective 1st May 2014. Karen will report into Chief Operating Officer, James deRose. Her experience and credentials speak for themselves, with almost nine years at Kwik Fit Financial Services as head of insurer development and for the last seven years at AXA, in roles including director of panel partnerships and managing director of personal lines intermediary.
Matt Munro, Chief Executive of iGO4 Limited said: “We have built a fantastic team at iGO4 and having the best people in the right roles is crucial. We are delighted to welcome Karen to our senior team and look forward to her key contribution in supporting our aggressive growth plans for our direct business and further establishing ourselves as the partner of choice in our target markets”.
Karen Hogg, new Commercial Director, iGO4 Limited commented: “iGO4’s track record is impressive. They have grown quickly, underpinned by a culture of innovation and profitable growth for insurers and other trading partners, which is appealing to me. They do business in the right way. I can see the opportunities that lie ahead and I am looking forward to being a part of this dynamic team.”
A big growth area for iGO4 in the last twelve months has been in telematics. In addition to its direct proposition – WiseDriving – the comprehensive infrastructure and platform it has built enables it to support insurers and other motor insurance providers with a flexible and direct route into this market. iGO4 has also supported investors NMG Holdings with the acquisition of Equity Direct Brokers. The business is on track to transfer onto the iGO4 administration platform from June this year.
Matt added: “iGO4 is now working with some big brands. We can support a diverse range of insurance products including telematics. Due to acquisition and consolidation in the partnership market we offer a compelling proposition supported by insurers and the skill set required to deliver value to affinity partners.