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 the UK’s biggest business insurance provider, specialising in public liability insurance for SMEs and landlord insurance.

Launched in 2005, Simply Business provides an online brokerage service delivering policies tailored to individual business requirements. It has a team of UK based insurance specialists and employs almost 300 people across offices in London and Northampton.

Simply Business provides insurance to more than 475,000 UK SMEs and landlords and owing to its internal underwriting capability can cover over 1,000 trade types. It has been a Sunday Times Tech Track 100 company for the past three years and was recently named in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA. Revenues have grown from £4.2 million in 2006, to £25.4 million in 2014, and the company has been named 2015 and 2016 winners of The Sunday Times’ Best Company to Work For.