Commissioning editor, Insurance Age
Laurence has been commissioning editor at Insurance Age since May 2019. He has a background in financial and academic publishing, and previously developed content for the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Outside of work, Laurence enjoys making the most of his new home borough Hammersmith. He also likes record collecting, the theatre, and live music.
John Blundell, who is retiring, will hand over the reins to Richard Coleman in 2020.
Restructures costing the business £60m will also take place over the next two years.
Campaign directly follows results of an independent survey on the market’s culture.
Barton departed Jelf in March 2019 after 16 years with the business.
Move forms part of a wider management reshuffle at the firm.
InsurTech Futures: The firm is looking to partner with commercial and HNW brokers.
Insurer’s motor and home products will be available to brokers via eTrading platforms.
CEO Jon Dye said the business is "still in good shape" despite the slip in performance.
Provider also revealed that it spent £8m restructuring its UK business during Q3.