DAS LawAssist appoints commercial risks development manager

John O'Connor WebSpecialist after the event (ATE) insurance division DAS LawAssist, part of the DAS UK Group, has appointed John O’Connor to the role of commercial risks development manager.

John will help drive new business as well as encourage the development of the DAS ATE product proposition, ensuring solicitors and intermediaries have a choice of highly competitive and tailored products.

John brings over 20 years’ experience in business development to the role, joining from LawSure Insurance where he was responsible for implementing its business development function. Prior to this he held positions at Client Care Options and spent nine years at Burford Capital, overseeing business development in its southern region. John also spent a number of years at American Express Bank and Rabobank International.

Richard Whale sales manager at DAS LawAssist, said: “John has a strong background in business development and financial services, particularly ATE insurance, making him a valuable addition to the team. His key responsibility is to generate and develop new business opportunities while retaining those important existing relationships. His appointment will ultimately help us grow as a business. We welcome him to the DAS LawAssist team.”

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