In a move to further its growth ambitions in the UK, SSP Worldwide, a leading software provider to the insurance industry has appointed Martyn Mathews as Managing Director of SSP Broker, a newly created role for the business.
Appointment made to drive next stage of growth and reinforce trust
In 2021 Vencora (a subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc, a $6bn business listed on the Toronto stock exchange Overview | Constellation Software (csisoftware.com) acquired SSP Worldwide and embarked on a significant program of stability, investing in the wider business, and most recently creating a structure that formed three distinct business units. One of these, SSP Broker has been created to specifically support the needs of the UK broker market.
Mathews joins SSP Broker from LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Insurance where he was Vice President of Personal and Commercial Lines and responsible for the growth strategy of the organisation. Before this, he spent 14 years with Experian, 7 of which were spent in their Insurance portfolio.
Martyn Mathews is a highly respected and well-known figure in the insurance and financial services sector. He brings over 20 years’ experience and takes up the role of Managing Director to drive the next phase of SSP Broker's development and growth.
The ever-changing insurance regulatory landscape means that Brokers must constantly adapt, and utilise technology that also supports demanding consumer buying behaviours.
SSP Broker provides an insurance ecosystem that allows brokers and MGAs to write and administer frictionless policies at scale, saving millions in inefficient processes. A centralised platform ensures brokers can manage their customers, track policy renewals, and process claims, placing the consumer at the heart of the insurance buying process.
Additionally, SSP Broker’s solutions provide brokers with access to a broad and continuously growing range of insurance products, allowing them to compare rates and coverage options from multiple insurance providers, across personal and commercial lines. This ensures that brokers can provide their clients with the best possible coverage at the most competitive rates.
Martyn Mathews says: “SSP has been through significant change and is growing again, having focused on stabilising the business in recent years. With significant investment in the infrastructure and fundamentals of the business, we have a sound basis for further growth. This is therefore a fantastic time for me to join the business, working with a fantastic group of people to create value for our many customers and drive growth from our suite of products.
Colin Greenhill, CEO of the SSP Worldwide group adds: “Martyn brings all the qualities we need for this new role. He is a passionate advocate for the intelligent use of technology and data to provide better outcomes and has an intimate knowledge of the insurance market that will prove hugely valuable as we enter a new phase in SSP’s history in the market. We are delighted to have Martyn on board.”
Notes to Editors
SSP Broker is a business unit of SSP Worldwide, a leading software provider to the insurance industry with over 700 insurance clients in 6 continents supporting over 40 business classes. In 2021, Vencora an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc. (CSI), completed the acquisition of SSP Worldwide. CSI, listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, has a market capitalization of $6 billion and provides services to more than 125,000 customers across over 100 countries.Overview | Constellation Software (csisoftware.com)).
SSP Broker provides the underlying technology to enable insurance brokers and Managing General Agents (MGAs) to write and administer insurance policies securely and efficiently in personal and commercial lines. SSP Broker’s centralised platform gives brokers the capability to manage customers, track policy renewals, and process claims.
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