The owner of Comparethemarket.com appoints Debbie Hewitt as chairman, while long-serving Peter Winslow lines up for departure.
BGL Debbie Hewitt is the new non-executive chairman of BGL Group. The business, which operates brands including comparethemarket.com and insurance provider Junction, will place Hewitt after Peter Winslow’s departure on 1 July. Winslow has served 23 years with BGL, becoming chief executive in 1997 and chairman in 2013. Hewitt is currently BGL’s senior independent non-executive director, joining in 2011. Previously CEO of the RAC, she currently holds non-executive roles with Moss Bros, The Restaurant Group and Redrow. Hewitt said: “BGL is a company whose values I both admire and share. I have enormous respect for the leadership that Peter has brought to the group over the years and I am very appreciative of his sponsorship of