FANDO Group, an independent wholesale, MGA and reinsurance broker based in Sydney, Australia, has appointed Julian Sparkes as Head of Global Markets and David Boreham as Head of Broking.
Sparkes, who joins FANDO with effect from 1 January 2019, is the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Founder of Savannah Group, a global executive search and interim management firm.
“Julian’s appointment as Head of Global Markets strengthens our position as ‘client first’ broker,” said Jon Calverley, CEO and Founder of FANDO. “His experience will help us continue to develop our increasingly powerful wholesale market capabilities.”
“At FANDO we’re committed to providing a service that offers our clients access to the best practitioners in the business,” Calverley added.
“Julian’s decision to join us demonstrates how far we have come in such short space of time and we’re excited about the future opportunities that such an alignment of resources and experience brings to FANDO.”
Meanwhile, Boreham joins FANDO from Tokio Marine Australia, where he most recently served as Chief Reinsurance Officer & Senior Manager, Partnerships and Distribution.
He will take up his new position as Head of Broking at FANDO effective from 17 February 2019.
Calverley continued: “David’s appointment continues our plan of sourcing entrepreneurial Industry experts who are results driven. His depth of knowledge and experience will be invaluable in assisting FANDO achieve its growth strategy.”
“The FANDO Group have access to some of the best practitioners in the business. David’s decision to join further supports our commitment to achieve outstanding results for our clients and demonstrates the pace at which FANDO is growing.
“We are excited that David is joining the team and looking forward to working with him on a number of new and exciting projects.”