Mondial Assistance UK appoints Head of Health Services

Mondial Assistance UK has appointed Phil Carr as its new Head of Health Services, bringing dedicated expert support to launch its health division. Phil’s first objective will be to launch Mondial’s innovative homecare product, Insured Personal Care at Home, the first of many healthcare services to be offered by Mondial Assistance UK over the coming months.

Phil joins Mondial Assistance UK from its parent company Allianz Insurance, where he was responsible for implementing new business strategies and contracts in the financial services sector. Mondial Assistance UK will formally become Allianz Global Assistance in October 2012.  Phil’s wealth of industry expertise and strong connections in the financial services, banking, insurance and pensions markets will be key to the successful launch of the healthcare services in the UK, and will benefit Mondial Assistance greatly as it embarks on establishing its third business line, alongside its Travel and Automotive divisions.

Through a network of professional healthcare providers the Insured Personal Care at Home policy will offer care and assistance in the patient’s own home following an accident or sudden illness, allowing them to recuperate more quickly in familiar and comfortable surroundings.

Phil Carr, Head of Health Services at Mondial Assistance UK comments: “It is extremely exciting to be involved in such a pioneering project with a company as well established and respected as Mondial Assistance. I look forward to building a successful range of Healthcare services which not only provide profitable growth to the business, but increase the breadth of experience and strength of reputation already held by the company. The launch of the Personal Care at Home product is a vital part of our strategy for building Mondial’s foundations as a successful healthcare brand, and we already have in the pipeline a variety of additional services for this market which we plan to launch in the mid to long term.”

Ben Smart, Corporate, Travel and Health Sales Director at Mondial Assistance UK, adds: “Our investment in Phil and his wealth of knowledge marks our commitment to developing another business area for Mondial Assistance and we look forward to seeing him deliver new services that cement our position in the healthcare arena.  It was crucial for us to find the right person with the drive and determination to lead Mondial Assistance UK into a new market area and Phil brings a high level of industry expertise that is already proving to be highly beneficial.”