Howden UK appoints Glenn Thomas as Head of Employee Benefits
Howden, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, today announced the appointment of Glenn Thomas as Managing Director, Employee Benefits. In this role, Thomas will lead Howden’s growth plans for Employee Benefits in the UK.
Thomas joins Howden UK as it continues its expansion as a full-service retail broker, providing a broad range of insurance and Employee Benefit services across a number of specialist sectors.
Chris Evans, CEO, Howden UK, commented: “Having such an established industry figure as Glenn join our management team is a significant coup and will accelerate our growth aspirations for the Howden UK business. Our Employee Benefits offering is firmly embedded at the heart of our client proposition and under Glenn’s direction and leadership, I am confident we will become a leader in this field, as we already are in other sectors.”
Glenn Thomas added: “The opportunity to join Howden at a time when it is investing significantly in growth, particularly in Employee Benefits, is hugely exciting. Howden is a great success story with an established regional network, a deserved reputation for client care and a considerable appetite for growth. I’m delighted to be part of the team tasked with growing Howden’s footprint”.
Before joining Howden, Thomas was a Partner in Mercer’s Global Business Solutions division. Prior to this, he was the CEO of Financial Services at the Jelf Group before it was acquired by Marsh McLennan.