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ARAG has appointed Laura-Jo Howard to the strategically important position of BTE Underwriting Manager. At the end of last year, the CII announced that Laura-Jo had won the Alison Ecob Memorial prize, as a result of her performance in completing the Advanced Diploma in Insurance and achieving the highest mark in the Risk Management in Insurance module.

Laura-Jo started her insurance career at Direct Line Group, shortly after graduating from university, and joined ARAG’s BTE Underwriting team as an Underwriting Assistant, in 2011.
Commenting on her promotion, Underwriting Director David Haynes stated:

Laura-Jo’s success is a real validation, not just of ARAG’s commitment to developing our staff, but also of our strong belief in the importance of CII qualification. The great career she is enjoying at ARAG is a credit to her dedication and hard work and she thoroughly deserves both this promotion and the prize she has been awarded by the CII.

As BTE Underwriting Manager, Laura-Jo takes on responsibility for the performance of ARAG’s wide range of before-the-event legal expenses insurance and insured assistance products.


Notes to Editors

Operating in the UK since 2006, ARAG plc provides a comprehensive suite of ‘before-the-event’ and ‘after-the-event’ legal expenses insurance products and assistance solutions to protect both businesses and individuals.

ARAG plc is part of the global ARAG Group, the largest family-owned enterprise in the German insurance industry. Founded in 1935, on the principle that every citizen should be able to assert their legal rights, ARAG now employs more than 4,700 people in 19 countries around the world and generates revenue and premium income totaling more than €2 billion.



Rachael Wornes, Marketing Manager, ARAG UK, 0117 917 1578,
Paul Jacobs, Director, Consultable, 079 0982 1731,

Disclaimer - all information in this article was correct at time of publishing.


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