Howden Re appoints David Hearn as Chairman of Global Clients Strategy

Today, Howden Re announced the appointment of David Hearn as Chairman of Global Clients Strategy, during a period of rapid growth and global expansion.

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Tabitha Lambie | Editor, Protection Reporter
31st May 2024
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"I'm very much looking forward to becoming part of such a client-centric team, working alongside elite operators, and contributing to the company's continued growth."
- David Hearn, Chairman of Global Clients Strategy at Howden Re

Prior to this appointment, David Hearn worked as Executive Vice President at Guy Carpenter where he was part of the firm’s global account advisory group. He’s also worked in leadership roles at Willis Re.

David’s appointment is another step in Howden Re’s strategic build of industry-leading experience and expertise. As Chairman of Global Clients Strategy, David will support leadership and customer service teams across the spectrum of risk and strategic advisory. This includes advising large, multi-product insurance companies with international presence and complex coverage needs.

“Howden Re has made impressive progress around the world in a short period – the business is on a growth trajectory that I have not seen in a very long time. Coming out of retirement required joining a team that is truly special and focused on the critical disciplines required to be successful in the reinsurance brokerage business,” he said.

Tim Ronda, CEO of Howden Re, added: “We’re very pleased to welcome David to Howden Re. Our customers are navigating a world of converging change, uncertainty, and risk. Adding David’s expertise and leadership abilities is a testament to our relentless focus on elevated customer service and outcomes.”

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