Little joins Hood Group

He will be responsible for leading and managing the sales functions as well as developing new sales and distribution channels across the UK.

Little said: “This is a great time to be joining the Hood Group, and I look forward to helping them drive business forward in what I’m sure is set to be a momentous year for the company.”

He previously worked as head of key accounts and head of distribution at Assurant Intermediary over the course of four years while he also held several national account manager roles at Lloyds.

Bruce Reid, distribution director at Hood Group, said: “We are delighted that Gary has joined us at this very exciting time in the next stage of the Group’s growth strategy.

“He brings the experience and skills that we require in this role to help us achieve the ambitious plans of the Group.”