DAS appoints head of marketing

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26 January 2012


Legal expenses experts the DAS Group has announced the appointment of Bob Screen as head of marketing.

Mr Screen has had an extensive career in insurance, gaining a vast amount of experience in personal and commercial lines, and direct and intermediated business.

During this time he has held a number of senior positions, including marketing manager at Norwich Union Direct, marketing and business insurance director at Hill House Hammond, and managing director at VEGA Insurance Services Ltd.

Paul Asplin, DAS Group CEO, said: “The legal expenses market has undergone significant changes over the years, the full impact of which are still to be felt. So Bob joins the DAS Group in perhaps the most interesting period in its history.”

As well being responsible for the group’s marketing strategy and implementation, Mr Screen will also oversee product development at DAS and the recently acquired LawontheWeb business.

He said: “I’m delighted to be joining the senior management team at DAS. The company already has a strong presence in the market and I am determined to help strengthen it even further. 

“DAS is ideally placed to meet the ever changing needs and opportunities of this fast-paced market. We have a number of exciting developments in the pipeline that will enhance our offering to our brokers and business partners”.



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