Milne Alexander joins Gallagher's Australian business
Published 09 July 2018
Gallagher has announced that Sydney-headquartered brokerage Milne Alexander has joined its Australian business.
Founded in 1973, Milne Alexander is currently led by Darren Milne, son of the business’ founder John Milne. The business currently has operations in Sydney and Port Lincoln (SA) and was formerly a non-equity partner of the Steadfast Network.
Paul Harvey, Managing Director – Specialisms at Gallagher, said that the addition of Milne Alexander build on a “natural alignment” between the two firms.
“Milne Alexander have built a strong reputation in the market for high quality service delivery backed by a specialist team who have achieved significant growth for the business over the past decade,” Harvey (pictured) said.
“There was a natural alignment with Gallagher from the outset and Milne Alexander was impressed by what we were able to offer and how that presented a logical next step for the team and their clients.
“This is a unique opportunity for Gallagher to secure one of the last independent ‘heritage’ Sydney insurance brokers.”
Darren Milne (pictured), former CEO of Milne Alexander, added: “The Milne Alexander team is thrilled to be joining Gallagher and assisting the business in their growth strategy.
“Importantly, the agreement will further strengthen our client offering and I am excited about what the future holds for us and our clients.”
Milne Alexander provides specialist insurance and risk management advice for a portfolio of personal lines, SME, mid-market and corporate clients, with niche capability in transport, manufacturing, aquaculture and a tailored snow facility catering for Australia’s ski resorts.