Ageas Insurance, (previously Fortis Insurance), is delighted to announce the appointments of two industry specialists further strengthening the growth and development of its Personal lines business.

In Claims, Ageas has appointed James Langdown as Claims Fraud Controller.  James has over 14 years industry experience and joins Ageas from Allianz where he held the position of Fraud Operations Controller.  Before moving to Allianz, James previously held positions at Fortis specialising in Claims management where he was with the company for 12 years.

In James’ capacity as Claims Fraud Controller, he will focus on developing and maintaining a ‘fraud aware’ culture through leadership and support to the Claims teams, in the identification, handling and mitigation of fraud across the Ageas non Motor Claims departments. 

James Langdown commented: “Having spent 12 years of my career with Fortis, I am delighted to be back and working with the Claims team.  Ageas’s dedication to servicing its customers is renowned within the insurance arena and I look forward to contributing to its further growth.”

Neil Walker has been appointed to the position of Motor Underwriting Manager, from Allianz where he previously held the role as Head of Product & Quality, Retail.  Bringing with him over 30 years experience, Neil’s role will focus on managing the development of Ageas’s private Motor and Commercial Vehicle portfolios.

Mark Cliff, Managing Director, Ageas Insurance commented: “I’m delighted to announce these significant appointments during an exciting new phase for us.  The appointment of James and Neil brings to Ageas considerable experience and will significantly strengthen our Personal Lines proposition.”

Speaking about his appointment, Neil Walker said: “Ageas is a company with a fantastic reputation within the industry as one of the largest and most efficient motor insurance companies. I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with the team at Ageas and be part of the energy and success, which I believe will continue.”