A FAMILIAR face has rejoined the team at NFU Mutual’s Hexham agency.

Francesca Bell worked in an internal sales and servicing role for four years, before leaving in 2017 to gain experience on her family’s farm and agricultural contracting business, based in Corbridge.

Now she has has returned in a new role, as external sales executive, and brings with her a sound knowledge of insurance and the farming industry.

Francesca will complement the work of agents Cath Reed and Catherine Bowman, in supporting new and existing clients, as well as providing support to the office team.

Francesca said: “I am delighted to be joining a team which has such a respected position in the market and local area, and a customer focus that is second to none in the industry.

“I’m excited about the opportunities there to develop our relationship with the farming and rural community, and I am very much looking forward to meeting people in the area very soon.”

Catherine said: “Having worked with Francesca before I am delighted to welcome her back to the team. She will be out on the road and looking after new and existing clients, and will be looking after their insurance requirements as well as promoting our financial services and risk management products.”

The Hexham office provides a wide variety of services, including commercial and personal insurance, and financial advice to clients in Hexham and surrounding areas. It also serves NFU Members.