Clayton takes on top IT role at Carole Nash

Lee Clayton has been appointed head of IT at Carole Nash following the retirement of previous incumbent, Stuart Ritchie.

Mr. Clayton, 41, joins the Altrincham-based motorcycle insurance specialist from Kwik-Fit Financial Services’ Express Insurance where he held a similar role for the past three years.

He brings with him 15 years’ experience in IT management and leadership with more than a decade spent in an FSA regulated environment, seven as European IT director at equipment leasing specialist, RentSmart, a joint venture set up with HBOS. Prior to that he was head of IT at online recruitment business, Top Jobs On The Net.

In his new role he will be responsible for further developing Carole Nash’s corporate IT strategy, including system architecture, internal and consumer-facing service improvement, cost management and maximising profitability through enhanced processes, systems and technologies.

Commenting on Mr. Clayton’s appointment, Carole Nash’s operations director, Dave Cullen, said: “We’re delighted to have been able to attract to the team someone with such a wealth of relevant experience and expertise. Lee has proven skills in operational IT management and the strategic development of technology and systems which should prove of great benefit to Carole Nash as we continue to progress and grow.”


Editor’s Notes:

1. Carole Nash was ranked as the UK’s 36th biggest UK insurance broker in August 2012 by Insurance Times magazine. The company employs over 300 staff in the UK and Ireland and provides insurance for some 300,000 classic, vintage, modern, custom and off road motorcycles – equivalent to around 25 percent of all licensed machines. It is also a leading player in the classic car sector with its portfolio also spanning modern car, van, military vehicle, travel and home insurance.

2. Carole Nash is a trading style of Carole Nash Insurance Consultants Ltd registered in England and Wales No 2600841. Carole Nash Insurance Consultants Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

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