Leeds based broker appoints four new members of staff

Henderson Insurance Brokers has appointed four new members of staff.

Andrew Thompson has accepted the position of managing director at the Henderson head office in Leeds. A former employee of Willis, Thompson took up his post at the beginning of April.

Michael Wright, managing director of Henderson said: “We are very excited that Andrew has accepted the challenge of heading up our Leeds operation. We set a number of goals for the growth and development of the business during 2007. I am sure Andrew will play an important role in helping us to achieve these.”

Other new additions include former AON employee John Holder, who has taken up the role of associate director. He joined Henderson on 12 February and is responsible for large commercial accounts. James Browne, who has been employed as a claims broker, was also welcomed at the Leeds office on the same day.

Another recent recruit to the team is Gareth Rushton who has been appointed as agricultural manager. He is located at Henderson’s North Yorkshire office in Ripon and will oversee the day-to-day running of the agricultural division.