Polaris appoints Gallagher’s Vivek Banga as MD


Polaris has hired Gallagher’s ex-chief digital officer Vivek Banga as its managing director.

Banga, pictured, will take over his new post early next year. He will replace Martin McLachlan.

Prior to joining Gallagher, Banga led online distribution activity at Brit and NIG.

Francois-Xavier Boisseau, chairman of Polaris said: “The Polaris board is delighted to have attracted a candidate with such a successful and extensive track record involving experience in both a major broker and a number of insurers.”

Banga said: “I have worked with Polaris products and standards as a client over many years and noted how they have evolved continuously to support the market. I look forward to working with the Polaris board and team to help evolve the essential services and products the company provides to the broker market.”

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