General insurance provider Uinsure has hired Paul Kelly as director of product development from Paymentshield.
He will work on Uinsure’s existing products as well as develop new products and distribution channels.
Kelly was head of product and proposition at Paymentshield, which he joined in 2015.
Kelly said: “I couldn’t be happier to be joining Uinsure, I’ve watched the company grow at an extraordinary rate over the last few years and I’m delighted that I’ll be able to play a significant role in furthering Uinsure’s success.
“Uinsure’s ambition is unrivalled and this has been proven by their raft of recent award wins and other successes – I couldn’t be joining at a better time.”
Simon Taylor, chief executive of Uinsure, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Paul to Uinsure. This marks a significant appointment for Uinsure and shows the direction the company is going in.
“Paul has a wealth of experience and his appointment reflects our commitment to ensuring that our products, proposition and pricing are as strong as they can be.
“2018 has been an incredible year for Uinsure, which has included being named the fourth fastest growing FinTech firm in the North and being provided with growth capital by Perwyn, Paul’s appointment adds to this and will further continue our success.”