LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Charles Taylor, the leading provider of insurance services, claims and technology solutions to the global insurance market, today announced that Alison Black is joining the firm this week as Chief People Officer. Alison joined Charles Taylor from AXA where she held various HR leadership positions, including as Global HR Director for AXA Corporate Solutions. At Charles Taylor, Alison is responsible for leading the HR function and driving the recruitment, development, retention, succession and rewards of talent across the Group. Alison will join Charles Taylor’s Executive Committee and report to COO Richard Yerbury.
“I am delighted to join Charles Taylor’s team and lead the HR function of the group,” said Black. “I appreciate the opportunity to build on Charles Taylor’s continued commitment to a supportive and collaborative environment for his employees, where employees can excel and deliver exceptional value to our customers.
Richard Yerbury, Charles Taylor Chief Operating Officer, said: “We are delighted to welcome Alison to the Group and to our ExCo team. I look forward to working with Alison to help create the best possible environment for our employees to maximize their performance and development. I am confident that Alison’s experience in integrating teams and businesses will be invaluable to Charles Taylor as we execute our exciting growth strategy.
Rob Brown, Group Managing Director Charles Taylor added, “’Alison brings a wealth of experience working with business leaders on people-related priorities and leading the full range of HR functions, learning and from development to operations. Thanks to Alison’s expertise, our thinking and processes will evolve to make Charles Taylor an agile, performance-driven company and the employer of choice for the best talent in our industry.
About Alison Black
Black worked at AXA for 16 years in various HR leadership roles, including as Global HR Director for AXA Corporate Solutions, AXA Global P&C, L&S and Health, with responsibility for all HR functions and activities. She held several HR management positions for 5 years before joining AXA.
About Charles Taylor
Charles Taylor provides insurance services, claims solutions and technology platforms to all parts of the global insurance market. Its technical expertise, technological tools and breadth of solutions enable its clients to outperform, addressing complexities and challenges at every stage and aspect of the insurance life cycle and operating model.
Charles Taylor employs approximately 3,100 people at more than 120 sites in 30 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. It has earned the trust of a diverse and premier international clientele that includes national and international insurance companies, mutuals, captives, MGAs, Lloyd’s syndicates and reinsurers, as well as brokers, distributors. and insured businesses.