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Martin Goebbels leads the new team to grow music and entertainment offering within the insurance company
By Anna Grace on 24 Jan 2019
Miller, a specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, has made a play for a slice of the entertainment market with the appointment of four music insurance specialists.
Martin Goebbels will lead the team, joined by former colleagues Rose Burgess, Holly Leary and Pamela Choat. Goebbels will report to James Hands, head of Miller’s accident and health business.
Goebbels has 40 years’ experience in the industry and joins Miller from global insurance brokerage Integro, where he held the position of director, UK and Europe. Goebbels previously worked for music and event insurer Robertson Taylor, which Integro acquired in 2015.
“The team’s knowledge of the music industry and insurance market will enable us to hit all the right notes”
Burgess worked alongside Goebbels at Robertson Taylor and Integro and joins Miller as a technician. Leary joins as an account handler and broker, having specialised in the music industry with Albemarle Insurance Brokers and, more recently, Robertson Taylor and Integro. Choat also worked at Robertson Taylor, before moving on to Stafford Knight, Windsor’s, Apex and most recently back to Robertson Taylor/Integro.
Collectively, the team has extensive experience of the music and entertainment insurance industry. They have worked with individual artists bands on major tours, as well as helping management companies, festivals, concert promoters and booking agents.
“Bringing a team of this calibre to Miller can only be of great benefit to our clients. Their knowledge of the music industry and insurance market will enable us to hit all the right notes with our offering to parties in the music and entertainment sector,” comments Hands.
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