Insurance services and technology provider Charles Taylor has announced the appointment of John Pickersgill as its group chief commercial officer. In his new role, Pickersgill will be a member of Charles Taylor’s executive committee and will lead the company’s commercial activity globally, including client engagement, business development and marketing.
Pickersgill has more than 25 years of industry experience in senior and international roles. Prior to joining Charles Taylor, he served as head of client management for AXA XL. He also previously served as chief commercial officer for AXA Corporate Solutions.
“I am delighted that John will be joining our team as chief commercial officer,” said Rob Brown, CEO of Charles Taylor. “At Charles Taylor, we build long-term client relationships spanning multiple solutions, each creating mutual value, and we delight our clients with the quality and responsiveness of our people and delivery. John’s appointment will enhance the client dialogue and build the industry-leading commercial capabilities required to do more for our clients.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining Charles Taylor and look forward to working with the team, driving the group’s growth and commercial capabilities,” Pickersgill said. “Charles Taylor has a deserved reputation for exceeding client expectations, from which we will further develop our client relationships with the support of a unified global commercial function.”