TITLE

In-house interview: Direct Line Group's Humphrey Tomlinson

AUTHOR(S)
Bernal, Natasha
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
Lawyer (Online Edition);11/17/2014, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the initiative of insurance company Direct Line Group Ltd. general counsel Humphrey Tomlinson for the success of the company. It notes the great contribution of Tomlinson in closing the Direct Line's initial public offering, winning an alternative business structure and in acquiring a vehicle safety technology start-up. Tomlinson mentions the reliance of the company on its strong legal team in realizing its strategic decisions.
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99518455

 

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