It has been announced today (4 July) that ActiveQuote, the online comparison service and broker for health and protection insurance, has appointed Rob Saunders as Managing Director.

Rob Saunders, formerly held senior roles with QuoteSupermarket and CompareTheMarket where he was Head of Money, Life & Health Insurance.

Commenting on the appointment, ActiveQuote founder Richard Theo commented “We are excited to have Rob join the team to continue the rapid growth we have delivered since we set up the business 8 years ago. Rob is a natural innovator and shares our vision for digital disruption in the insurance market. Rob brings with him a wealth of experience from insurance aggregators through whom we deliver our main services. He also shares our collaborative approach to partnership, an approach which has served us well. Rob is relocating from the Midlands and it is fantastic that our business can now attract the insurance industry’s best talent from across the UK.”

Rob Saunders commented “I am delighted to have been asked to lead ActiveQuote into the hugely exciting next stage of its growth. The business already works with some of the most recognised brands in the UK and I am looking forward to joining Richard and the team to build on the exciting plans that are already underway”.