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Strategic appointment to lead growth strategy for Gallagher’s Manchester office

Matthew Fahy

Gallagher, one of the UK’s largest providers of risk management and commercial insurance solutions, has appointed Matthew Fahy into the role of Sales and Services Director at its Manchester branch, to oversee business development and further build on a sustained period of growth.

Matthew, who will based in Gallagher’s Manchester office in Delphian House on New Bailey Street, joins the team from Marsh with over 15 years’ experience working in senior positions and an impressive CV working across a broad range of clients and industries. With extensive experience of handling complex and technical clients, Matthew is a Chartered Insurance Broker and holds the ACII qualification.

In his new role, Matthew will be responsible for developing a growth strategy to bolster the branch’s year-on-year growth, attracting new clients in line with the company’s growth strategy and raise Gallagher’s profile in the region. Responsible for a 12-strong team of Account Executives, Matthew will also be responsible for overseeing the branch’s client services function to further develop current client relationships.

Matthew said: “As a community broker with global reach, I’m excited to join a business renowned for its first-class client service and ability to develop bespoke risk management solutions that help our clients face their future with confidence. I look forward to building out the branch’s business development activities as we continue to expand, in line with the company’s growth strategy. It’s a really exciting time to join Gallagher and work within a team whose drive, ambition and ethos is very similar to my own and I look forward to working with the wider team to drive the business forward over the coming years.”

James Fletcher, Branch Director for Gallagher in Manchester, said: “We are delighted to welcome Matthew to the Gallagher team. This is an incredibly exciting time for the branch and Matthew’s appointment signifies another key milestone in our continued growth. Well-known within the region and the industry, Matthew brings with him a plethora of knowledge and experience and is a really valuable hire for us. He will be key in helping us to further drive the businesses growth and reviewing our current service propositions as we look to attract new business in new sectors.”

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Events, PR, and Marketing Manager at The Samuel James Group, Philip has a degree in Journalism from the University of Salford and holds an MSc in Marketing from Lancaster University, Philip has also worked at BBC Radio Lancashire, Clitheroe Football Club and Accrington Stanley Football Club.