Simon Matson very sorry for “insensitive comments”

Simon Matson

Simon Matson, Gallagher’s CEO for UK broking and underwriting, has apologised for comments he made about staff leaving Gallagher-owned Alesco for Ardonagh-owned Bishopsgate and Price Forbes which came to light in legal documents this year.

The public apology comes 14 days after Nawaf Hasan, who Matson called a “fat complicated arab” requested one in the national press.

Comments between Matson and Vyvienne Wade also mocked Hasan’s Muslim faith.

In an email exchange, Matson said they

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