David Pullen has joined HSA as head of sales and business development. Pullen was previously director of corporate sales for Vision Express.

Zenith Insurance
Andrew Mansbridge has been appointed credit control supervisor at the Lloyd's motor syndicate. He joins Zenith from GMAC Commercial Credit.

Thyssen Insurance Group
Thyssen Insurance Group has appointed five new independent financial advisers: Carl Robinson, Paul Gibson, Dean Woodhead, Frank Heyes and Paul Hardcastle.

The new staff, who were formerly at Britannic Insurance, are based at Thyssen's offices in Pontefract.

Independent Insurance
Independent Insurance has appointed Ken Blanc as operations manager based at its Cheadle operations centre. Blanc joined the company in 1998 as a senior business consultant.

SBJ Group
Laurence Niel Mee has been appointed senior executive director and David Lee assistant director of SBJ Group, while Paul Longhurst becomes a director of SBJ Stephenson.

Chubb Europe
Jalil Rehman has been appointed claims manager for Europe and Jonathan Dye has been promoted to fill Rehman's former position of claims manager for the UK and Ireland.

Mitsui Marine International
Two former Royal & Sunalliance staff have joined the corporate insurance start up Mitsui Marine International. John Sidwell joins as finance director and Stephanie Cowland as underwriter for property and package accounts.

Hospital Saturday Fund
Paula McFarlane has joined health cash plan provider Hospital Saturday Fund as area sales representative for the central belt of Scotland.

Groupama Commercial Insurances
Paul Brearton has been appointed director of underwriting and strategy. Carlo Marelli takes over from Brearton as London regional manager.

Ward Evans Group
Brian Metcalfe has been appointed financial director. He joins the company from brokers Heath Lambert Group, where he was UK group finance director.

Cox Lee & Co
Clare Brecknell has been appointed broking manager of Walsall-based brokers Cox Lee & Co. She was previously an associate director of Ernest R Shaw.

Andy Bell has been appointed development manager by Brokersure.co.uk, part of Cox Insurance Retail Division. Bell was previously general manager at Cox Underwriting Services.

CMS Cameron McKenna
CMS Cameron McKenna has appointed Martin Fox, Stephen Netherway, Liam O'Connell and Andrew Symons as partners in its insurance and reinsurance practice.

Silverbeck Rymer
Bernadette Worthington has joined the firm as an employment law specialist. Before becoming an employment lawyer, Worthington worked as human resources manager for the National Farmers' Union.

Addleshaw Booth & Co
Colin Porter, head of enforcement counsel at the Financial Services Authority, has joined Addleshaw Booth & Co as a partner in its reinsurance litigation team.

Lane Clark & Peacock
Consulting actuaries Lane Clark & Peacock has made Ian Ellis, Francis Fernandes, Andrew Lill, Shaun Southern and James Trask partners.