AUCKLAND – MARCH 2024McLarens, the global claims services provider, has appointed Andrew Brooke as Managing Director, McLarens and Mode, New Zealand.

As Managing Director of the New Zealand business, Andrew leads overall executive management as well as having responsibility for oversight and leadership of both McLarens and its sister business Mode Project Solutions.

Andrew is an industry professional with more than 30 years of experience. He is a Chartered Loss Adjuster, Senior Associate of ANZIIF and a Fellow of AICLA. He was previously Executive General Adjuster with the Specialist Services team, responsible for complex and major losses throughout New Zealand. Andrew has for many years, been involved in the company’s training and mentoring program and client account management.

Andrew Brooke, Managing Director, McLarens and Mode New Zealand said:McLarens is growing in New Zealand as a result of our technical expertise and our ability to settle claims quickly and fairly. Moreover, the business has become the premier provider of claims services for all lines of business in the market and increased our CAT delivery capabilities in the region with unprecedented efficiency and responsiveness. I will build on these successes and ensure the business and our clients continue to thrive.”

Martyn Wicht, Regional Director, McLarens Australasia said: “Andrew has been integral to our business in New Zealand for more than 15 years. As such, he knows the market, the business and most importantly, our clients inside out. He has been involved in several high-profile and major losses across New Zealand and is well placed to lead the team and the business forward.”

Dean Garrod, former Managing Director of McLarens New Zealand stepped down last month to pursue new opportunities. He left with the best wishes of McLarens.

McLarens Appoints New Managing Direction in New Zealand

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