Simply Business appoints David Summers as UK Chief Executive Officer

London, November 28, 2017 – Simply Business today announced that it has appointed David Summers as UK Chief Executive Officer, reporting to Jason Stockwood, Group CEO of Simply Business.

Summers joined Simply Business in 2006 and has held various leadership roles since, most recently as Chief Operating Officer. He previously worked as a consultant for Accenture and holds a masters in electronics and electrical engineering from Sheffield University.

Jason Stockwood, Group Chief Executive Officer of Simply Business, said:

“David has been instrumental in positioning Simply Business for success. He built out the Northampton customer contact centre, developed our core partnerships and been pivotal in the game-changing approach to product development.

“David is a natural leader with a strong background in strategy implementation, and he will lead us through our next wave of growth.”

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About Simply Business

Simply Business is one of the UK’s biggest business insurance providers, specialising in public liability insurance for SMEs and insuring over 600,000 small businesses and landlords across Britain.

Launched in 2005, Simply Business provides an online brokerage service, delivering policies tailored to individual business requirements. Using the power of tech and data to create the best possible customer experiences, Simply Business employs over 600 people across offices in London, Northampton, and Boston in the US.

Owing to its internal underwriting capability, Simply Business can cover over 1,000 trade types – ranging from plumbers to accountants to dog walkers. An accredited B Corp for their positive social impact, Simply Business has also been voted the Sunday Times Best Company To Work For twice in a row.