Taking a back seat


Patrick Smith is a man with many feathers in his cap. Ever heard of Norwich Union (NU) Direct? He started that. NU Healthcare? That was his as well. He was also chairman of Hill House Hammond before it became bogged down in the corporate quagmire at NU. But perhaps most of all, Mr Smith is known for the work he has done at Swinton. He completed an MMA-backed buyout of the ailing high-street firm in 2001 and since then has watched it grow year on year for the past eight years. The company has

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected].

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Age account, please register now.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: