Andy Watson

Chief Executive Officer, Ageas

Andy Watson joined Ageas UK as the Managing Director, UK Retail in February 2010.  He was responsible for leading the company’s UK retail strategy, building on the success of Ageas’s retail businesses; RIAS, Castle Cover, Kwik Fit Insurance Services and Ageas Insurance Solutions. In addition, Retail focuses on providing compelling propositions and first class service to customers through Ageas’ Affinity Partnerships strategy. In January 2013, Andy was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ageas UK.

With over 25 years experience in financial services, Andy has built a wealth of knowledge of the Insurance industry with previous senior management roles. Most recently he held the position of Head of Insurance UK at HSBC Insurance. Previously he was Managing Director UKI Partnerships at RBS and also worked for Cooperative Financial Services and Direct Line.

Andy has an honours degree in Mathematics, holds a Fellowship of the Institute of Actuaries and successfully completed the General Manager Programme at Harvard Business School.

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