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- The British Insurance Brokers' Association (Biba) has appointed two new members to its board. Patrick Smith, chief executive of Swinton Group, and John McLaren-Stewart, chief executive of Alliance Corporate Risk Management, will join effective from January 2006. Both new members will have additional responsibilities linked to their core areas of expertise. Patrick will chair a new Biba focus group concentrating on market issues concerning personal lines business. John will represent