Lloyd’s of London insurance broker and coverholder Shepherd Compello has announced the appointment of Steve Hart to the position of chief broking officer.
He brings to the role over 20 years experience in the insurance industry. Previously holding positions at Ark Underwriting Syndicate, Omega Underwriting Syndicate, Markel and Newline Underwriting.
Hart joined Shepherd Compello in 2017, as divisional director responsible for the company’s property business.
In his new role, Hart will be responsible for “creating and implementing” the broking strategy which delivers the company’s financial goals for all lines of business.
He will also lead the “development of opportunities” in new areas of profitable growth for the company, through product diversification and the recruitment of brokers.
Hart said: “I am really looking forward to getting stuck into the job and looking into new ways in which we can develop and diversify our products and services for clients and business partners. We have a great team at Shepherd Compello and I am excited about the opportunities for us in the coming years.”