Sir Peter Wood steps down from Esure

Peter Wood 2019

Esure founder Sir Peter Wood has stepped down as chairman and from the company board with immediate effect.

The board also announced today (30 March) that Andy Haste will step in as chairman.

Esure stated that Wood’s decision follows the completion of the company’s £1.2bn takeover by Bain Capital in 2018.

Wood founded Esure back in 1999. Following his departure, he will retain a shareholding in the firm.

Haste is currently senior independent deputy chairman at Lloyd’s of London.

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