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Hyperion promotes Craig to CFO, names Hudson as Finance Director

11th November 2019

Hyperion Insurance Group (Hyperion) has announced that Mark Craig will become Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Mark Hudson will serve as Group Finance Director, effective January 1st, 2020. Both Craig and Hudson will undertake a full handover from Interim Group CFO, Richard Houghton, before he leaves the company later in ... Read the full article

Hyperion X appoints Shumway as Head of Strategic Advisory

1st October 2019

Hyperion X, the data and technology focused unit of the global Hyperion Insurance Group, has hired former JLT employee Mark Shumway to the role of Head of Strategic Advisory. Shumway was most recently the Global head of Strategic Advisory at reinsurance brokerage JLT Re and also a representative of JLT Capital ... Read the full article

Howden & RKH brokerages to be merged by Hyperion

12th September 2019

Hyperion Insurance Group, the global independently owned insurance and reinsurance broking and underwriting organisation, is merging its two broker arms Howden and RKH. Hyperion said that aligning the two broking operations under a single management will "deliver seamless access to the Group’s talent for clients" by bringing together Howden’s international retail ... Read the full article

Hyperion’s DUAL appoints new COO, UK & Europe

5th September 2019

Hyperion Insurance Group's underwriting arm, DUAL, has appointed Rebecca Ince as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of UK & Europe, effective September 1st, 2019. In her new role, Ince will report to Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DUAL, Richard Clapham. Prior to DUAL, she worked at global insurer and reinsurer Hiscox for ... Read the full article

JLT Re’s David Flandro joins Hyperion X as Managing Director, Analytics

4th September 2019

Hyperion Insurance Group's data and technology division, Hyperion X, has announced the appointment of David Flandro as Managing Director, Analytics. He joins the firm from global reinsurance broker JLT Re, where he served as Global Head of Analytics and a member of the company's Executive Committee. In his new role, Flandro will ... Read the full article

Hyperion promotes Rebecca Scott to Group COO

28th March 2019

London-headquartered Hyperion Insurance Group has promoted Rebecca Scott to the position of Group Chief Operating Officer, effective 1 March. Scott will report to Chief Executive Officer of Hyperion, David Howden, and has also joined the Group Executive Committee. She joined Hyperion in 2014 as Head of Internal Audit, before being appointed Chief ... Read the full article

Howden acquires strategic stake in specialist Malaysian broker

12th February 2019

Howden, the retail broking unit of Hyperion Insurance Group, has agreed to buy a strategic stake in Malene Insurance Brokers, a leading Malaysian independent niche broker in the energy and power sector, according to reports from New Straits Times. Malene will reportedly join Howden’s other Malaysian business, CIMB Howden Insurance Brokers, ... Read the full article

Richard Houghton to replace Oliver Corbett as Hyperion CFO

10th December 2018

London-headquartered Hyperion Insurance Group has announced the appointment of Richard Houghton as Interim Group Chief Financial Officer. Houghton will undertake a full handover from Oliver Corbett before he leaves the Group later this month. Houghton was most recently Interim CFO at the Co-Operative Insurance Society. Prior to that he was Group CFO at ... Read the full article

Hyperion eyes future insurtech investments with new Hyperion X business

24th October 2018

London-headquartered Hyperion Insurance Group has announced the launch of Hyperion X, a new business targeting key areas of data, analytics and digital platform delivery. Led by Barnaby Rugge-Price as Chief Executive Officer and Elliot Richardson as Chairman, Hyperion X will sit alongside its existing broking businesses Howden Broking Group, RKH Specialty, ... Read the full article

RKH hires Dave Saxton amid alternative capital drive

22nd October 2018

RKH Reinsurance Brokers (RKH RB), part of the global Hyperion Insurance Group, has appointed Dave Saxton from Steadfast Re to its London operations, according to reports from our sister site, Artemis. The appointment will bring additional treaty, insurance-linked securities and collateralised broking expertise to RKH, and comes amid a wider ... Read the full article

AXIS Insurance partners with DUAL North America on environmental risk cover

26th September 2018

AXIS Insurance, the insurance arm of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has partnered with DUAL North America, the underwriting division of Hyperion Insurance Group, to develop an environmental risk product offering for contractors, consultants and engineers in the U.S. Under the terms of the partnership, DUAL North America will operate as a ... Read the full article

Hyperion acquires minority stake in Apollo Partners

14th June 2018

London-headquartered Hyperion Insurance Group has acquired a 9.9% share in Apollo Partners LLP, via the company’s existing partners. The deal sees Hyperion claim a minority stake in the holding company of Lloyd’s MGA, Apollo Syndicate Management Limited (ASML). ASML has managed Syndicate 1969, a multi-line syndicate operating across 12 main classes of ... Read the full article

RKH Specialty hires Beatty as regional Asia Pacific CEO

10th April 2018

RKH Specialty, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, has named Stuart Beatty as the regional Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Beatty brings more than 30 years of insurance and reinsurance experience to the newly created role, and will have a focus on developing the company's specialty ... Read the full article

Hyperion gets $400m+ investment from Québec pensions

5th December 2017

International insurance group Hyperion, which counts broking divisions Howden and RKH, and underwriting division DUAL, at its core, has received an investment of over $400 million from pension funds in Québec managed by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ). CDPQ is a long-term, institutional investor with a liking for ... Read the full article

Howden strengthens Asia presence with Sterling Knight acquisition

24th July 2017

Hyperion Insurance Group's retail broking unit, Howden, has completed the acquisition of Singapore-based specialist broker, Sterling Knight, after receiving regulatory approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). Brokerage Sterling Knight specialises in specie and international employee benefits, and the firm's clients include multinationals and SMEs. After the acquisition, Sterling Knight ... Read the full article

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