McLarens sets up in Byron Bay after Crawford hireMay 2 2019 by Andrew Tjaardstra
McLarens has opened an office in Bryon Bay and has hired Matt Coles to head the region which includes the Gold Coast.
Coles joins from Crawford where he was northern New South Wales area manager.
McLarens’ Australian team has 35 qualified adjusters in Brisbane, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth and Sydney. They have expertise in property in addition to a range of specialty practices including construction, natural resources, marine and transit.
Martyn Wicht, regional director – Australasia, McLarens, commented: “Our presence in Australia continues to grow and we are delighted to appoint [Coles] to cover this important region of our business.”
“Given his his decades of experience in the Sydney and Northern markets, and his expertise in corporate and commercial claims together with other specialist classes, he brings significant knowledge and understanding of the industry, which will be beneficial to our clients.”
Matt Coles, senior adjuster, McLarens, said: “I’m excited to be part of the growing McLarens team and look forward to servicing clients in the northern New South Wales and Gold Coast region.”
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