Bluefin bolsters team with appointment of Anita Watson as Operational Performance Director

Anita Watson has been appointed Operational Performance Director. The position is a newly created role within Bluefin’s Operations team and will report into Graeme Lalley, Group IT & Operations Director.

Anita joins from Thistle Insurance Services Limited where she was Chief Operating Officer. FCII qualified and with a wealth of experience from a number of senior roles across the industry, including Oval and Zurich, Anita will be focusing on trading processes and client & service propositions across the Group. She will also work closely with Bluefin’s divisional leaders to support business performance through process optimisation.

Anita Watson commented: “It’s great to be joining a company that is clear on what it wants to achieve and is completely focused on its clients. Bluefin has a great standing in the marketplace and I’m really looking forward to working with the rest of the senior management team to build on its already impressive success story.”

Graeme Lalley, Group IT & Operations Director at Bluefin, said: “Appointing people of Anita’s calibre is an important part of our strategy and I am delighted to welcome her to the team. Having held several senior positions in the insurance sector, Anita possesses the knowledge and the gravitas to help drive our business forward.”