A guide to this week's movements in the insurance industry


Henderson Insurance Brokers has appointed five people to its offices in Leeds and Hull. Linda Whiteley is now a commercial broker with the Leeds team. Whiteley was previously business co-coordinator at Sesame General Insurance Service.

Francisco Sandoval has been appointed as claims broker, also in Leeds. He was previously a claims handler in the public liability department at Cunningham Lindsey, and before that, a claims auditor with Zurich.

Darren Gallagher and Irfan Rahman also join the Leeds team, both having been instated as new business development co-ordinators. Gallagher comes from a background in insurance broking and business development, while Rahman previously worked in the corporate sales team at Phone City.

Finally, Rachel Holmes joins the Hull office as a commercial broker. She arrives from Smart & Cook in Hull, where she worked as a corporate broker for three years.


Pavilion Insurance Network has made three new appointments.

Kerry Browne has been appointed as executive assistant to the chairman, reporting directly to chairman and chief executive, Andrew Selby. Browne was previously employed in the automotive industry, providing support to the legal director and chief operating officer at Aston Martin, Jaguar and Land Rover.

Janine Barnett has taken the role of support and development manager.

She joins the company from Berkeley Berry Birch, where she worked as executive assistant to the business development director.

Nigel Benton returns to Pavilion in his new role as underwriting manager, a position to which he brings a wealth of experience in claims management.


Crawford & Co
Crawford & Company has announced the appointment of Andrew Cavan as major loss team leader in its corporate and major incident team. Cavan returns to Crawford, where he previously spent 13 years, from GAB Robins and will be based at the company's Stockport office.

The corporate and major incident team is comprised of over 45 major loss specialists who assist in effective business recovery planning and implementation.

International Space Brokers
International Space Brokers (ISB) has announced the appointment of Benoit Condroyer to develop its operations in Spain. He will be based in Madrid and will be part of the ISB France team.

Condroyer rejoins ISB from Willis Iberia in Madrid where he spent nearly two years as director of its aerospace department. Prior to that, he was vice president at Aon Space in Paris.