Brokerslink strengthens global broking operational capabilities
2 July 2018 - Global Broking Company, Brokerslink AG has, today, announced the appointment of Anne Collette as Director of Business Operations to spearhead the continuing development of its global broking capabilities and network. In this newly created role, Anne will be responsible for Brokerslink’s business operations globally including the management and co-ordination of its global network of partners and affiliates, working collaboratively with them to support growth and the development of new products and services offerings. Anne will be based in Brokerslink’s office in Porto, Portugal.
Brokerslink provides multinational clients and insurance markets with access to the expertise, services, and reach of large international brokers but with the specific benefits of embedded local knowledge and relationships that the network spanning 100 countries can provide.
Jacqueline Legrand, Chief Executive Officer of Brokerslink, said: “Anne’s appointment marks another important milestone in our continuing growth. Her knowledge and experience in developing international broking business is of significant importance to our strategy of building and enhancing the network and service offering.
“We want to provide our network with dedicated product offerings, services and right technology tools to enable them to be more competitive in their respective markets and build our global capabilities. We will continue to invest in building a strong international team to support these developments and further strengthen our truly global broking business.”
Anne Collette said: “Brokerslink offer a powerful alternative to the large international brokers. The combination of a global footprint, dedicated products and services and access to local knowledge and insurance and risk expertise enables Brokerslink to effectively service multinational and complex organisations around the globe.
“I am very exciting to be joining the organisation at such an important time in its development and look forward to working with the partners, affiliates and insurer partners around the world to strengthen our global presence and continue to identify add new services and solutions to meet their needs.”
Anne Collette brings Brokerslink strong multinational insurance and reinsurance brokerage experience from a 15-year career. She joins from French specialist commercial insurance broker, Axelliance Group where she was responsible for business development of larger accounts. Anne has extensive commercial business development and account management experience including with specialist corporate insurance broker Verlingue in Southern France. She began her insurance career with Aon as a reinsurance broker placing US natural catastrophe risks into the European reinsurance market. She also spent a number of years working for EU Agency, the European Training Foundation, managing the development of transnational projects across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North Africa and has global account management experience with the Institute for Futures Studies, an independent research foundation.
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Notes to Editors
Brokerslink AG is a wholly independent business with a unique structure. Brokerslink combines a global broking company with a worldwide broking network. It provides its independent partners and affiliates in over 100 countries with professional, innovative risk management and insurance expertise, international market connections, and world-class consulting services.
Brokerslink and its shareholders own and manage a network of independent brokers and risk consultancies comprising about 10,000 professionals.
Incorporated in Switzerland, cross-shareholdings between Brokerslink and its partners make its combined value much greater than a loose association of independent firms. Shared equity among and between Brokerslink partners creates a unified purpose and vision which does not compromise the independence or local focus of each partner firm. Brokerslink currently has 55 independent shareholders from 40 countries on five continents.
A significant portion of Brokerslink’s clients are multinational or complex organisations seeking support in risk assessment, risk management, and the design and placement of cost-effective insurance solutions. Our unique offer is founded on Brokerslink’s comprehensive multi-local experience and leading-edge risk services, and our ability to deliver them anywhere in the world.