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ADVANTA WHITELAW Appointment – Andrew Simmonds

ADVANTA WHITELAW Appointment – Andrew Simmonds

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Simmonds as UAE Country Manager at ADVANTA WHITELAW. 

Andrew will be heading our UAE teams in Dubai and Abu Dhabi providing strategic guidance to continue with the development of our presence and reputation in the Middle East region. 

Andrew joins ADVANTA bringing with him 19 years’ experience successfully managing technical and complex claims internationally. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, Fellow of the International Federation of Adjusting Associations and a Certified CII professional. 

Andrew will reinforce the capabilities of our strong team in UAE to continue supporting our valued clients in the region, owing to his wealth of experience in leadership, process improvement and team management. 

“I am honoured to join ADVANTA and to take the helm of the operations in the United Arab Emirates. I look forward to working with the team and developing the business. Advanta has a well-founded allegiance with local markets in the Middle East, which is now bolstered by technical excellence and expertise from their established global network. The unique breadth of services provided by Advanta aligns with the requirements of regional and international clients alike, setting us apart from the competition. Advanta truly have the advantage”, commented Andrew. 

We are proud to have Andrew joining the ADVANTA team and are looking forward to his valuable contribution and strategic vision to reinforce our expansion in the Middle East. Andrew may be reached at or on +971 (50) 368 1694. 

Please join us in congratulating Andrew on his appointment and wishing him success in his new role. 

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George Viar             +44 (0) 775 378 9790

David McGhie           +44 (0) 786 043 9090

Oliver Thoma           +44 (0) 792 194 8771

John Donald             +44 (0) 749 681 6567