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SimplyBiz hires ex-Zurich boss

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SimplyBiz has named former Zurich director David Etherington as a non-executive director.

Etherington held a number of roles within Zurich, including four years as chief growth officer.

He has also held senior management roles at Natwest and UnumProvident.

Etherington leftthe insurer in 2012 after a restructure made his role redundant.

SimplyBiz Group chair Ken Davy says: “I am delighted the SimplyBiz Group is able to welcome such a strong financial services figurehead to its already highly experienced management team.

“David has an illustrious history, most notably at one of the world’s largest insurance providers, and will make an excellent addition.

“As the group continues to grow and evolve, I’m certain David’s insight and vision will prove very valuable in further developing the services and support we provide to the firms we serve.”

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