Gloucestershire insurance giant appoints new marketing director

Ecclesiastical has appointed a new marketing director, joining the team at the Gloucester-based insurance giant this July 2024.

By Chloe Gorman  |  Published
Lara Bealing, the newly appointed marketing director for Ecclesiastical Insurance in Gloucester.
Lara Bealing brings 30 years of experience to her new role, as she joins Gloucester-based Ecclesiastical Insurance as its new marketing director.

Gloucester-based insurance giant Ecclesiastical has appointed Lara Bealing as its new marketing director. 

Lara brings 30 years of experience to the role, where she'll be heading up the UK marketing team with a focus on fulfilling the specialist insurer's ambitious growth plans to double its business over the next few years. 

Previously the UK marketing director for Canada Life, where she spearheaded the implementation of consumer duty, Lara's varied career has seen her work for Aviva, AXA and Friends Life UK, leading on a variety of different projects from data and digital to customer experience, brand and marketing. 

She said: 'I’m excited to be joining Ecclesiastical which is an organisation where purpose truly translates into action. Ecclesiastical’s culture of being ambitious, kind, and customer focused immediately resonated with me and I’m looking forward to contributing to a business that aligns with my passion for doing good.

'As the business aims to double its contribution to good causes, I look forward to making a positive difference.'

Ecclesiastical Insurance UK's managing director, Richard Coleman, added: 'I am delighted Lara is joining us as our new UK marketing director. Lara brings a wealth of marketing leadership experience and will play a key role in helping us to reach our growth ambitions.

'I know Lara is excited to join us and very motivated by our purpose and mission to grow to give to good causes.'

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