Quintin Heaney has left the group with immediate effect

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Lloyd’s broker Tysers has parted company with its chief operating officer Quintin Heaney.

Hawkes Bay Holdings (HBH), the parent company of Tysers and Aquila Underwriting, this morning announced that Heaney has stepped down with immediate effect as group chief operating officer, and from all the positions he held in the group.

Tysers said it wished Heaney success in his future career.

“HBH would like to thank Quintin for his hard work and commitment in taking the business forward over the last seven years, and helping to develop a robust platform for future growth,” the company said in a statement.

Business systems

Heaney was appointed group chief operating officer in 2007 and was responsible for the group’s infrastructure and business systems.

Tysers has not yet decided whether to replace the role.

The broker reported a 4% increase in revenues to £37.6m in the year to 31 Decemember 2012, while pre-tax profits grew to £6.62m from £6.49m.