Senior appointments mark launch of Construction Division at Howden

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05 March 2014

Howden Broking Group, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, has today announced the launch of its dedicated Construction Division. John Perrin and Paul Lewis join Howden to lead the team, bringing significant product and market expertise to the broking group.

Perrin has spent 30 years in the sector, most recently as Partner of Construction and Real Estate at JLT Specialty Limited, where he focused on the delivery of solutions for major projects in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Australia. Lewis was previously Partner and Head of Broking, Construction and Real Estate at JLT, and in addition managed a major global client portfolio of some of the world’s largest construction and infrastructure projects.

Adrian Colosso, CEO of Howden Broking Group commented: “The Group has elements of Construction expertise around the world, including in the Professional Indemnity and Surety space, and serves a range of clients including architects and engineers. By introducing an experienced team with access to the expertise within the Group, we cement our commitment to delivering end-to-end construction capabilities globally.”

The new division has capabilities in all types of Construction insurance and reinsurance.