The UK’s leading rural insurer NFU Mutual is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Taggart as its new Local Director for the Isle of Man.
Through his role, Eric will liaise with agricultural business owners and the local community on the Isle of Man to ensure member views are represented.
David Wilkinson, Senior Account Executive for the NFU Mutual Douglas agency, said: “It is great to have Eric on board and we wish him every success in his new role. The role of Local Director, which reports to the Regional Advisory Board of NFU Mutual, remains fundamental to the member-owned organisation to ensure it continues to represent the views of the local rural community.”
Eric is a well known and highly respected local farmer in the south of the Island. He jointly owns Billown Farms Ltd, a beef farm, with his brother Geoffrey.
Previously, Eric was the Vice President of the Manx NFU for four years and a Council member for over forty years, as well as a member of the Isle of Man Milk Marketing Board for twenty years, seven of which he served as Chairman.