The Insurance Institute of the Isle of Man announces new president
18 Jun 2015
The Insurance Institute of the Isle of Man has announced that Rossborough's own Bryan O'Connor has been appointed as its new president.
Commenting on his election by members of the local institute at its AGM, Bryan said: 'I am both honoured and delighted to be appointed as President for the year 2015/16 and look forward to working with our members and the other local professional organisations to maintain the excellent standard of CPD provision for insurance and financial services professionals on the island.'
The Insurance Institute of the Isle of Man is the local branch of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) which also includes local members of the Personal Finance Society (PFS) and acts as an educational representative body for all insurance and financial services professionals on the island.
As the leading professional body for the global financial services profession, the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) exists to promote higher standards of integrity, technical competence and business capability. With more than 112,000 members in more than 150 countries, the CII is the world's largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services.
Mr O'Connor, of leading local insurance broker Rossborough Insurance, replaces John Hockney who remains chairman of the local branch of the PFS.
The AGM also saw two of the local council's long serving members being appointed as honorary life vice presidents in recognition of the time and dedication they have given to the local institute.
Christine Crowther and Paul Ellison have both served on Council for many years in various positions with Christine also having represented the CII on a national level. Christine currently acts as secretary, and Paul as treasurer.