SRIS WELCOMES CHRIS LENNON

Press Release

THURSDAY 1 OCTOBER 2020 

Specialist Risk hire Sales and Development Director from Gallagher 

Specialist Risk Group (SRG) further strengthen their Retail businesses with the introduction of Chris Lennon as Sales and Development Director. With over 20 years’ experience in Commercial and Corporate Broking, Chris has held senior leadership positions with HSBC, Lockton and most recently Gallagher.  

Chris’ appointment comes during a year that has seen considerable developments for Specialist Risk Group (SRG), including its most recent acquisition of Insolvency Risk Services. This acquisition follows David Codling and Associates and Square Mile Broking, in what has been a successful 12-months for the Group.  

Chris joins SRG from Gallagher, where he worked as Head of Sales and Distribution for Gallagher’s Niche UK business. Chris joined Gallagher through their acquisition of Stackhouse Poland.  

Chris will further SRIS’s growth in their core specialisms, with many years of experience specialising in Construction, Cyber, and Professional Risks. Following Chris’ work in Cyber insurance, he was shortlisted as Best Cyber Broker, Most Skilled Cyber Broker and ranked second in the UK in the Insider Cyber Rankings in 2019.  

Chris comments,  

“I am delighted to be joining Specialist Risk Group at this exciting time. SRG is a great business, which I have long admired. The combination of their reputation for doing difficult things well and their focus on being a true provider of specialist solutions is unique and compelling. I am excited to be joining the SRIS management team and helping to continue its growth journey.” 

Lee Anderson, Managing Director of SRIS comments,  

“Chris is a highly knowledge and experienced Sales leader and we are delighted to have him join us. This has been an exciting year for our business, and we are looking forward to adding Chris’ skillset to the SRIS leadership team. SRIS is already on a high growth trajectory and we believe Chris will help us to accelerate in our core specialisms.”  

For further information contact: 
Annie Wakeman 
07850 8666 75