International Private Medical Insurance industry veteran, Kevin Melton, has been appointed as Global Head of IPMI, International Medical Group® (IMG®) effective 1st September 2021.
Kevin brings with him over 30 years of insurance industry experience, including time in the U.K. domestic private medical insurance market with Cigna Healthcare and Standard Life Healthcare Limited before moving into the international private medical insurance market spending nearly nine years as the Head of International Sales for Allianz Worldwide Care. After Allianz, he went on to spend two years at Vanbreda International as the Deputy Director of Market Development, before moving to his most recent position, where he was the Global Head of Sales and Marketing for AXA Global Healthcare.
Melton will be responsible for overseeing and expanding IMG's existing IPMI segment which includes annually renewable, long-term individual, family, small to medium size group, and corporate group coverage options for those based in North America and the U.K., E.U., and Rest of World.
In addition to Melton's sales duties, he will also oversee the creation of a global product portfolio in collaboration with IMG's one brand initiative. As a result, IMG has consolidated their Steyning office and moved staff into their Cardiff and Redhill locations. Melton will be based out of the Redhill office.
Commenting on the appointment on LinkedIn Keven said, “I am delighted to be starting at IMG on the 1st September. IMG have ambitious growth plans and are really looking to expand their footprint in the market - I am therefore joining IMG at a very exciting time.”
Kevin continued, “With our flexibility, extensive product range and desire to explore new opportunities I am really looking forward to some exciting times ahead.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Kevin to the team,” said IMG’s Chief Commercial Officer Amanda Winkle, “Kevin's industry experience and expertise are an excellent match for our company. With Kevin at the helm of our already successful IPMI business segment, we are in prime position to continue to grow IMG’s market share and revenue.”
The news follows the appointment of Steve Paraboschi, who was appointed Chief Executive Officer, International Medical Group, earlier this month.
International Medical Group® (IMG®), a SiriusPoint company, is an award-winning global insurance benefits and assistance services company that has served millions of members worldwide since its founding in 1990. A leader in the industry, IMG offers a full line of international medical insurance products, as well as travel insurance plans, medical management services and 24/7 emergency medical and travel assistance. For more information, please visit www.imglobal.com
SiriusPoint Ltd. (SiriusPoint) is a top 20 global insurer and reinsurer providing solutions to clients and brokers in almost 150 countries. Bermuda-headquartered with offices around the world, we are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (SPNT). We write a global portfolio of Accident and Health, Specialty, Property and Runoff, combining data and creative thinking to underwrite risks with skill and discipline. With over $3 billion total capital, SiriusPoint’s operating companies have a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) from AM Best, S&P and Fitch. For more information, please visit www.siriuspt.com
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