Howden, the retail broking arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, announced today that its UK operations will combine under a single management structure.
Effective 1 November 2016, Simon Lakey, Managing Director of Howden’s UK Professional Indemnity business, becomes Chairman of Howden UK. Chris Evans, Managing Director of Howden’s General Insurance business in the UK becomes CEO of Howden UK. Andy Erritt, currently Deputy Managing Director of the PI business, will become Managing Director, PI, and Eliot Powell, currently Deputy Managing Director, GI, becomes Managing Director, GI.
Following the acquisitions of commercial broker Powell Bateson, sports and recreation specialist Perkins Slade, care sector specialist CHIS, and High Net Worth market leader RK Harrison in the last 18 months, as well as of Professional Indemnity and Corporate insurance expert Windsor in 2012, the divisions will now combine under one management team. This will see over 500 professionals, in 7 offices across the UK, delivering an aligned service and broad range of specialisms to over 50,000 clients.