Thomas, who was also formerly a partner in Mercer’s Global Business Solutions division following Jelf’s acquisition by Marsh McLennan, has been appointed to spearhead a drive in the employee benefits sector.
Thomas joins Howden UK as it continues its expansion as a full-service retail broker, providing a range of insurance and employee benefit services across a number of specialist sectors.The company plans to significantly increase its footprint in the employee benefits space by a combination of organic growth and acquisitions.
Howden UK CEO Chris Evans says: “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.”
Thomas says: “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”.