Allianz Partners in the UK and Ireland has hired the former Vertu Motor group operations director as its chief executive officer.
Tim Tozer will join Allianz Partners on 1st September. He was group operations director at Vertu Motors from March 2016, and prior to this he was managing director of Vauxhall Motors and chief executive of Opel Ireland for General Motors, and president of Mitsubishi Motors Europe.
Tozer has previously been a director at Allianz Partners UK and Ireland (then Mondial Assistance) between 2002 and 2004.
Ida Luka-Lognoné, member of the Allianz Partners board, said: “As a proven, successful business leader, Tim will bring additional credibility and focus to the existing strong and ambitious management teams driving our successful UK and Ireland operations.
“This is an exciting time for Tim to be returning. Not only have both markets continued to grow their portfolio of extremely successful products and services spanning roadside assistance, warranty, travel insurance and international medical assistance, they have built a wider portfolio of customer care and retention services. We look forward to welcoming Tim as Allianz Partners UK and Allianz Partners Ireland continue to develop.”