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Howden collaborates with Everbridge to address climate risk with parametrics

23rd November 2021

International insurance broker Howden has joined forces with Everbridge, Inc., a leader in critical event management (CEM) and national public warning solutions, to enable response and recovery organisations to address climate risk and resilience. The first-of-its-kind collaboration brings together Everbridge's public safety technology with Howden's insurance expertise. By combining Everbridge's tech with ... Read the full article

Howden CEO says private capital ‘essential’ in closing disaster funding gap

9th November 2021

David Howden, Chief Executive of insurance intermediary group Howden, has called for leaders in the global investment, humanitarian and philanthropic communities to help close the gap in disaster relief funding, stating the use of private capital as essential to the industry’s success at providing sufficient relief for future disasters. His comments ... Read the full article

Global broker Howden launches in New Zealand

4th November 2021

After entering Australia earlier this year, international insurance broker Howden has now launched its New Zealand operations with Howden Broking and Howden Care, supporting the firm's ambitious growth plans for the Pacific region. The new division will be led by René Hattingh as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Howden Broking New ... Read the full article

Howden acquires Bermudian broker Foram

21st October 2021

International insurance broker Howden has announced the acquisition of Bermuda-based Foram Brokerage as the firm looks to demonstrate its commitment to the Bermudian market. An independent re/insurance broker, Foram provides speciality services in Casualty, Energy, Professional Lines, Construction, Product Recall, Property and Healthcare lines. The purchase is considered complementary to Howden’s existing ... Read the full article

Opportunity for re/insurance industry to ‘act as a force for social good’ in climate fight: Howden

21st October 2021

As the link between the changing climate, more extreme weather events and higher insured and reinsured catastrophe losses strengthens, there's an opportunity for the risk transfer industry to act as a force for social good, according to international insurance broker Howden. Data and analysis in a new report by Howden, titled ... Read the full article

Howden acquires Aneco Forsikringsmegling

12th October 2021

International insurance broker Howden has acquired Oslo-based retail broker Aneco Forsikringsmegling (Aneco) as part of its ongoing strategy to invest in expertise in Europe and expand its operations for the benefit of local and international clients. Aneco is an independent insurance broker operating in the Property and Casualty and Employee Benefits ... Read the full article

Innovative finance models needed to plug disaster funding gap: Howden

7th October 2021

Howden, the international insurance broker, plans to drive forward the use of innovative financing models to help plug the estimated $20 billion disaster relief funding gap by bringing the issue to the fore at the World Climate Summit. As an official partner of the Summit, Howden Group CEO, David Howden, will ... Read the full article

Howden acquires CHB Insurance Brokers

6th October 2021

Howden, the international insurance broker, has acquired CHB Insurance Brokers (CHB), one of the pre-eminent Property & Casualty brokers in the Baltic region. The acquisition marks Howden’s expansion into the Baltic market as it continues to build out its international platform and expand its retail operations across Europe to support both ... Read the full article

Howden makes first acquisition in Swiss brokerage market

5th October 2021

Global insurance broker Howden has announced the acquisition of BrokerCenterZürichsee AG (BCZ). This acquisition, the company's first in the Swiss brokerage market, represents investment in local expertise and a platform for its strategic growth plans in the country. BCZ is an independent insurance broker servicing Swiss SME clients across personal lines, ... Read the full article

Howden Group’s DUAL expands into Latin America

30th September 2021

The global underwriting division of Howden Group Holdings, DUAL Group, has expanded into Latin America through the acquisition of a Mexico-based MGA and the launch of its own office in São Paulo, Brazil. DUAL's entry into Latin America means it now has a presence in 18 countries across the Americas, Europe, ... Read the full article

Howden bolsters Construction division with 19 hires across EMEA

29th September 2021

International insurance broker Howden has added 19 new senior construction specialists in London and Dubai. Led by the recently appointed Global Head of Construction Naresh Dade and Howden’s Deputy Global Head of Construction Andrew Harrison Sleap, the expanded team will focus on developing bespoke retail and specialty solutions for Howden’s construction ... Read the full article

Howden hires Swiss Re’s Stanley Cochrane as Head of Energy Transformation

22nd September 2021

International insurance broker Howden has appointed Stanley Cochrane as Head of Energy Transformation. Cochrane joins Howden from Swiss Re, where he spent 30 years as a property underwriter, specialising in energy, natural resources and complex risks. Most recently, he spent six years in Singapore as Head Property & Specialty Asia Pacific. He will ... Read the full article

Zurich puts capacity behind Howden’s KGM Underwriting

16th September 2021

Zurich UK has announced a new long-term agreement with KGM Underwriting, a specialist and niche motor insurer and part of the A-Plan / Howden Group. The partnership secures Zurich’s solus capacity, over a five-year term, for KGM’s motor portfolio. The five-year arrangement is worth over £700 million GWP and will commence in ... Read the full article

Howden hires Paul Tubb as Executive Director for Assets team

2nd September 2021

International insurance broker Howden has appointed Paul Tubb as Executive Director and head of the newly created Infrastructure Assets team, a specialist practice within Howden’s construction division. Tubb will start his new position next year, and will report to Naresh Dade, Managing Director, Global Head of Construction. He will be responsible for ... Read the full article

Howden hires Caroline Birch as Disaster Relief Executive

26th August 2021

International broker Howden has appointed Caroline Birch, to its new Climate Risk and Resilience division as Disaster Relief Executive. Birch has spent just under 20 years working in the field with the International Committee of the Red Cross, the United Nations, and the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid ... Read the full article

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