Leading rural insurance specialists, H&H Insurance Brokers, has announced the appointment of Stephen Ward as Associate Sales Director. In taking up this position Stephen will be responsible for driving new business and sourcing new market opportunities across Cumbria and South West Scotland whilst growing the corporate and commercial classes of insurance.
Born and bred in Carlisle Stephen has worked in the insurance sector for 14 years, and has an in-depth knowledge of the industry across Cumbria. He joins H&H Insurance Brokers from Bluefin Insurance Services, where he held the position of commercial account executive.
With rural, agriculture and farming sectors a major part of its business, H&H Insurance Brokers offers a broad portfolio of policies across a range of specialisms, including business and personal, with clients ranging in size from small start-ups to large businesses. As a company H&H Insurance Brokers place great emphasis on attention to detail, with all policies tailored to each individual client’s needs.
Recently awarded the FEEFO Gold Trusted Service Award 2017, it is one of only approximately 170 insurance broking firms across the UK to have received Corporate Chartered Broker status from the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Discussing his new role Stephen said: “I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to work for such a prominent company within the north of England, and the insurance industry as a whole.
“For me this is an exciting career progression and I am very much looking forward to the challenge ahead in supporting our existing customer base whilst growing the business, and reaching new clients.”
H&H Insurance Brokers were established in 1987, and today with offices across the north of England, Wales and Scotland, and a dedicated livestock division ‘in–Livestock’, it employs over 30 members of staff. As a company it retains traditional service values established back in 1987, whilst being at the forefront of the industry in terms of the cover it provides to suit the needs of 21st century clients.
Commenting on this appointment, Brian Richardson, H&H Group CEO said: “With Stephen’s extensive experience and knowledge of the Cumbrian insurance industry, we know that he will be a tremendous asset to the team. As a company whose foundations are very much built upon providing a customer focussed service, not only will Stephen be responsible for policy handling, he will also support his clients throughout the process of any claims that they may have.”
23 June 2017