Banga commits to more Polaris developments as insurers push the boundaries on digital trading

Vivek Banga

Having just completed five years as managing director of Polaris, Vivek Banga has promised more developments from the “core and essential” digital trading offering in 2024 after £2.5m of investment last year.

Banga, pictured, took up the post in early 2019, moving across from Gallagher with a CV full of digital expertise from both sides of the broker and insurer fence, including at Brit and NIG.

“Our single biggest asset that really makes us different is our industry ownership model,” he told Insurance Age. “That is unique.”

The goal for Polaris remains staying relevant to the industry which alongside the ownership invests over 1,000 hours a year in the offering, he calculated.


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