Direct Line Group Board change

The Board of Direct Line Insurance Group plc (‘DLG’) announces that Tracy Corrigan will be appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 November 2021.

Tracy’s professional background in the media industry spans financial journalism, digital media and corporate strategy. She worked for News Corp for nine years, first as Editor in Chief, Europe, then as Digital Editor of The Wall Street Journal. Most recently, as Chief Strategy Officer of Dow Jones, she was responsible for global strategy, customer insight and analytics, M&A and commercial policy, overseeing the digital transformation of the business during a period of significant growth in digital and recurring revenues. In previous roles, Tracy was a columnist for The Daily Telegraph and held various positions for The Financial Times, including Editor of the Lex Column and Editor of She graduated in Modern Languages from St Catherine’s College, Oxford.

Danuta Gray, Chair, said: “I am delighted to be welcoming Tracy Corrigan to DLG’s Board. Tracy will contribute to the DLG Board her broad understanding of capital markets and the digital economy. Her first-hand experience of driving digital transformation, cultural change and customer-focused innovation will help the Board to support our executive team in delivering DLG’s ambitious strategy.”

Tracy Corrigan commented: “I am excited to be joining DLG, which has invested heavily in systems and capabilities designed to operate its diverse brands and channels resiliently in fast-changing markets, and am looking forward to supporting the talented management team in continuing to deliver innovative customer solutions.”


For more information please contact:

Roger Clifton

Company Secretary

Tel: +44 (0)7710 179 939


Paul Smith

Director of Investor Relations

Tel: +44 (0)7795 811 263


Will Sherlock

Group Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Director

Tel: +44 (0)7786 836 562


Direct Line Insurance Group plc

Direct Line Group (DLG) is one of the UK’s leading insurance companies. The Group’s vision is to create a world where insurance is personal, inclusive and a force for good. Through its well-known brands which include Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Darwin, NIG, Direct Line for Business and Green Flag, DLG helps people to carry on with their lives, giving them peace of mind now and in the future. Its brands offer a wide range of general insurance products across motor, home, commercial, travel, pet and rescue, both direct to customers and through price comparison websites and it underwrites insurance products distributed by its third party partners. The Group believes that by embracing sustainable practices it creates a better corporate culture able to provide more reliable products and bring long-term rewards for its customers, people and shareholders.