30 Jan 2014: Specialist lines underwriting agency, CFC, today announced that Nick Woodward has joined the business from HCC International to take up the brand new role of Claims & Products Director.
A highly regarded claims professional and solicitor, Nick has a proven track record of initiating and driving wholesale changes within multi-national insurers to improve service levels and business profitability. Before joining HCC, Nick spent eleven years working for blue-chip law firms including Eversheds, CMS Cameron McKenna and Davies Arnold Cooper.
In this newly created role, Nick will be responsible for ensuring that CFC continues to deliver a first-class claims service and maintains its reputation for developing market-leading products. CFC Underwriting Director Andrew Holmes says: “We view claims service and product quality as critical to the future success of CFC and so we are delighted to have found someone of Nick’s calibre to drive these two areas forward. He is particularly well qualified to lead our efforts to further improve our claims service given his experience in heading up casualty claims at HCC while his legal background makes him ideally suited to overseeing the output from our product teams.” Commenting on his new role Nick said: “I’ve been bowled over by the passion and enthusiasm that CFC has for developing best of breed products backed up by a claims service that is second to none. The business is entering an exciting new phase in its development and I’m truly excited to be a part of it.”