UK based Capita Insurance Services has hired Wayne Lewis as general insurance finance director.

In his role, Lewis will work alongside Brent Escott, head of Capita’s general insurance business.

Escott said that as the company’s operations grow and its team provides new services to the market.

"Wayne’s finance credentials are second to none in the UK insurance industry and we are fortunate to have someone of his experience to head up our finance function," Escott said.

"His experience of our industry, particularly the kind of large institutions Capita works closely with, will bring added depth to our senior management team."

Prior to Capita, Lewis spent seven years at Zurich working as the company’s Global Corporate UK business as CEO, CFO and COO.

Before joining Zurich, Lewis held senior executive roles at QBE European Operations, GE Frankona and Norwich Union.