Executive to succeed the co-founder of the company in the position
By Ryan Smith
Global specialist (re)insurance broker McGill and Partners has announced the appointment of Dominic Mignon as Group Finance Director, effective 1 July.
Mignon will succeed Oliver Corbett, one of the founders of McGill and Partners. Corbett, who has held the role of CFO for more than four years, will remain an investor and advisor to the company.
Corbett was one of the original founders of the firm and helped establish the business in 2019. Since then, he has served as a member of the board and a member of the executive committee, helping to develop the firm into new specialties and territories.
Mignon was appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer in March 2022 as part of a planned succession. He will assume the role of Group CFO subject to confirmation of any pending approvals.
“On behalf of myself and the board, I would like to extend our appreciation for the exceptional role Oliver has played as we have quickly built a global business at scale with over 500 colleagues, with over $100 million in revenue. in 2021. our second full year of operations and achieve underlying profitability in 2022, our third full year of operations,” said Steve McGill, founder and CEO of McGill and Partners. “I am delighted that Oliver will continue as an investor and advisor to the firm. I am very pleased that Dominic Mignon has a natural successor and I look forward to working with Dominic in his future role as Group CFO as we continue to grow the company to the benefit of all stakeholders.”
“Oliver played a critical role, working closely with us at Warburg Pincus, in the formation of McGill and Partners, helping to grow a significant and differentiated business in the insurance sector,” said James O’Gara of the equity firm Private Warburg Pincus, an investor in McGill and Partners. “We would like to add our thanks and look forward to continuing to work with Oliver in his new advisory role.”
“It has been an extraordinary privilege to found a business, nurture it through COVID, move it to underlying profitability and position it well for the future,” Corbett said. “Now is the right time to step back and take up my new advisory position. I continue to be a long-term investor in McGill and Partners and wish Steve, Dominic and the overall team every success.”
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