“I am delighted to be joining Applied during this exciting and fast-paced time of digitally-driven change in our industry,” said Fairchild. “I look forward to working with the talented members of Team Applied and expanding operations to further support our growing customer base with industry-leading technology and services.”
Fairchild joins Applied with more than 30 years of insurance and customer service leadership experience. Most recently, he served as retail managing director for Jentsen Group. Prior, he was chief executive officer of Broker Network, the largest and longest-established General Insurance Broker Network in the UK, where he delivered an expansive strategy built around members, partner acquisitions and products. Fairchild also previously held senior positions at Footman James, Axa and First Direct.
“We are excited to welcome Andy as Applied’s European CEO as we further scale our European operations,” said Taylor Rhodes, chief executive officer, Applied Systems. “His extensive industry expertise and commitment to customer experience will be instrumental in furthering Applied’s mission to provide innovative technologies that enable brokers, insurers and customers to interact in ways that are more productive, simple, intelligent and valuable.”
David McKnight, Regional Director Applied Systems Europe (right) welcomes Andy Fairchild, CEO Applied Systems Europe