Global insurance brokerage Gallagher has announced the appointment of Brent Kruger as UK Chief Information Officer, a role he will take up in early November.
Kruger, who brings over 25 years’ experience to the role, will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of the firm’s UK technology division.
He joins from JLT Specialty, where since 2016 he held the position of CIO for the UK & Ireland, Europe and South Africa since 2016.
Prior to JLT, Kruger was Group CIO for Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford, having joined after 10 years at Aon, the last three of which he spent as CIO of Risk Solutions UK.
“With more than a decade of experience as a CIO within large insurance broking firms, and strong leadership credentials, Brent will be a great addition to our UK management team,” explained Charles Crawford, UK Chief Operations Officer at Gallagher.
“His track record in setting strategic vision and delivering on it through technological transformation, as well as using new technologies to streamline operations and support customer interaction, means he is well-placed to drive forward our organisational priorities.”