Zurich's Hamilton appointed to access and disability ambassador role

Succeeds Johnny Timpson

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Zurich’s head of market engagement Peter Hamilton has been appointed to the government disability unity, becoming the disability and access ambassador for the insurance sector.

Hamilton's is among 12 new ambassadors named by Justin Tomlinson, the minister for disabled people, health and work. Hamilton is replacing outgoing ambassador Johnny Timpson, who was recently Scottish Widows's -long-serving protection head. He announced his retirement in March after 30 years with the firm. "As an industry, we have to be ready to listen, to continue to challenge outdated perceptions, acknowledge progress made in some areas but recognise there is still a long way to go," commented Hamilton. "We need to be seen as transparent, fair and trusted, where our focus is on d...

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