Adrian Steele Appointed Group Chief Reinsurance Officer for AND-E

London, October 2023: Reinforcing its commitment to be at the forefront of mobility protection, aligned to its mission of ‘Every Journey Protected’ – when people move, their journeys should be safe and hassle-free, AND-E, has appointed Adrian Steele to the position of Group Chief Reinsurance Officer for its operations in the UK and across Europe.  He reports to Michael Kainzbauer, Group CEO at AND-E.

Steele moves up into Group Chief Reinsurance Officer from Head of Insurance Solutions for Toyota Insurance Services, a role he had held alongside Head of KINTO Protect, the mobility brand for Toyota. A highly experienced insurance professional, Steele has a forensic knowledge of the motor insurance claims landscape from close to four decades working in the sector.

Vitally importantly for AND-E, Steele also has a clear eye on the future of mobility and proven expertise in achieving reinsurance support for completely new advances in mobility insurance and autonomous driving. He played a critical role in AND-E providing the insurance solution for Oxa, when the company completed the first zero occupancy on-road autonomous vehicle journey in the UK. The insurance was tailored specifically for the risks associated with L4 autonomy on open roads.

AND-E is dedicated to simplifying the insurance experience, offering straightforward policies, easy claims processes and user-friendly tools to help customers navigate insurance with ease. It is also embracing technology to make tomorrow’s journeys smarter. Telematics, data analytics and innovative solutions are harnessed to promote safe driving habits, offer personalised coverage, and enhance the overall driving experience. The aim is to make insurance not just a necessity, but a valuable and intelligent companion on every life’s journey.

Michael Kainzbauer, Group CEO at AND-E says:

“Steele brings a deep knowledge of our business, having worked within the group for almost ten years. To say he is a very safe pair of hands for this critical position would be an understatement.  Steele will leverage his vast experience of motor insurance claims, as well his fundamental appreciation for the evolution of mobility solutions to ensure we have the right partners behind us as we forge ahead in our goal to lead the way in connected mobility protection.”