New e-commerce head for Groupama

Groupama Insurances is appointing Malcolm Etchells, currently operations development manager, as its new head of e-commerce, reporting to Kevin Kiernan, Groupama’s personal lines director.

The role will see Etchells assuming responsibility for managing Groupama’s award winning e-commerce team and for driving healthcare business through electronic channels.  
Kiernan says: “E-trading is of real strategic importance to Groupama Insurances and it was therefore vital that we selected an individual with the skills, experience, foresight and understanding to drive forward our award winning e-business capabilities.

Etchells says: “2010 has plenty of new e-trading developments in store from Groupama and I am really happy to be in a position to drive forward these important initiatives with my new team.”