Quantum is pleased to announce that Melbourne-based insurance veteran, John King has joined the group as a Director and shareholder. This very significant addition in the growth of Quantum Underwriting Agencies comes on the back of the recent appointment of David Jones as National Manager of its Financial Institutions business, and Neil Sheppard as Executive Director in early 2018. John will focus on developing all aspects of Quantum’s unique product offering and will be located at Quantum’s Melbourne office.
John King has been a significant contributor to the insurance industry for more than 35 years and he brings a wealth of experience to Quantum. John commenced his career at Baillieu Bowring Marsh McLennan and was a founding member of FinPro. Opportunities presented in 2000 at ACE Insurance Melbourne where John was appointed Regional Manager, International Financial Services, Asia Pacific developing the Financial Services team. He established ACE Financial Solutions International – Asia Pacific in 2002 in conjunction with ACE Financial Solutions International – Bermuda. Then in 2005, he accepted the challenge to commence the Southern Region business for Dual Australia. Most recently, he has been the Victoria and Tasmania Branch Manager for Berkley Insurance Australia for the last four years.
John King said, “I am tremendously excited to join and invest in a business that is unreservedly committed to outstanding service and knowledge. We are all about the customer and using our collective years of experience to give the best advice possible, free of any conflict.”
Neil Sheppard, Executive Director at Quantum, said, “we eagerly welcome John to our team at Quantum. He clearly brings significant underwriting experience and will ensure that we can maintain our high service standards”.