Geoff Kirk has joined GRP broker Marshall Wooldridge as Managing Director having previously been Head of Office for Marsh Milton Keynes and Cambridge. Marshall Wooldridge has a team of 70 staff based in offices in Leeds, and Sheffield.
Geoff will join James Hall, one of the founding Directors of the company who becomes CEO and who will focus on the strategic direction of the business and developing key client relationships.
“I’m excited to be joining Marshall Wooldridge. There is a fantastic team here who look after a very loyal client base. There are some great opportunities to grow the business, both in the local commercial insurance market, and by developing our niche schemes and affinity relationships.”
James Hall continued:
“I’ve spent my career building Marshall Wooldridge, and am delighted that Geoff will be joining me as part of the senior management team. His appointment will allow me more time to focus on looking after my clients and on developing strategic partnerships. I am confident Geoff will do a great job and with the support of our owners GRP, take the business from strength to strength”.
Mike Bruce, CEO of GRP’s Broking Division said:
“Marshall Wooldridge is a high quality broker, and having worked with Geoff in the past, I’m glad that we have found a leader of his calibre to work with James to drive the growth of the business both organically, and through the acquisition of other quality brokers in the local area.”