Market moves: Silly season for appointments

Commuters

The month’s biggest power play move came in the form of Mike Lawton’s unveiling as CEO of Towergate’s broking division. Describing it as “too good an opportunity to pass by”, Mr Lawton made the switch from RSA where he has been director of the provider’s UK mid-market division since January 2009.

Another broker heavyweight making hay was Giles as it bolstered its management team by taking on Simon Pearce as COO, joining from competitor Brightside where he had the same role. There were big change