Specialist insurance provider CFC has appointed Louise O’Shea, CEO of Confused.com, to the company’s board as an independent non-executive director.
O’Shea has served as the CEO of Confused.com since 2017 and during that time has trebled the fintech’s profit and helped it soar past its £1bn revenue milestone.
Previously, O’Shea has served as a finance director and held a number of other roles at Admiral Group in the eight years prior to her becoming CEO at Confused.com.
O’Shea is currently chair of the InsurTech Board and a board member of FinTech Wales.
Dave Walsh, CEO of CFC said: ‘Louise truly understands the challenges of building a tech and data-driven insurance business in one of the most competitive markets in the world. She’s also incredibly passionate about pushing boundaries, testing new ideas and curating a purposeful culture. Her experience and her outlook align closely to ours, and we’re excited to bring her onboard.’
O’Shea added: ‘CFC is a remarkable business that has the innovation and agility of a tech startup along with the performance and experience of a seasoned insurance business,’ ‘They’re executing on an ambitious technology-focused roadmap and I’m eager to share my experience as they continue to challenge the industry and outperform their peers.’