The Board of Direct Line Insurance Group plc ('DLG') announces that Tracy Corrigan will be appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 November 2021.
Tracy's professional background in the media industry spans ﬁnancial journalism, digital media and corporate strategy. She worked for News Corp for nine years, ﬁrst as Editor in Chief, Europe, then as Digital Editor of The Wall Street Journal. Most recently, as Chief Strategy Oﬃcer of Dow Jones, she was responsible for global strategy, customer insight and analytics, M&A and commercial policy, overseeing the digital transformation of the business during a period of signiﬁcant growth in digital and recurring revenues. In previous roles, Tracy was a columnist for The Daily Telegraph and held various positions for The Financial Times, including Editor of the Lex Column and Editor of FT.com. She graduated in Modern Languages from St Catherine's College, Oxford.
Danuta Gray, Chair, said: "I am delighted to be welcoming Tracy Corrigan to DLG's Board. Tracy will contribute to the DLG Board her broad understanding of capital markets and the digital economy. Her ﬁrst-hand experience of driving digital transformation, cultural change and customer-focused innovation will help the Board to support our executive team in delivering DLG's ambitious strategy."
Tracy Corrigan commented: "I am excited to be joining DLG, which has invested heavily in systems and capabilities designed to operate its diverse brands and channels resiliently in fast-changing markets, and am looking forward to supporting the talented management team in continuing to deliver innovative customer solutions."
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Director of Investor Relations
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Group Corporate Aﬀairs and Sustainability Director
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Direct Line Insurance Group plc
Direct Line Group (DLG) is one of the UK's leading insurance companies. The Group's vision is to create a world where insurance is personal, inclusive and a force for good. Through its well-known brands which include Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Darwin, NIG, Direct Line for Business and Green Flag, DLG helps people to carry on with their lives, giving them peace of mind now and in the future. Its brands offer a wide range of general insurance products across motor, home, commercial, travel, pet and rescue, both direct to customers and through price comparison websites and it underwrites insurance products distributed by its third party partners. The Group believes that by embracing sustainable practices it creates a better corporate culture able to provide more reliable products and bring long-term rewards for its customers, people and shareholders.