THB appoints Declan Durkan as commercial and placement Director


THB has announced the appointment of Declan Durkan as commercial and placement director, THB UK Risk Solutions, the combined fleet and commercial operation of THB in the UK. Durkan will take up his new role on 2nd January 2018.

Reporting to Darren Nightingale, CEO of THB UK Risk Solutions, Durkan will assist with the growth and development of the UK Risk Solutions brand.

Durkan brings 30 years of experience to the role. As managing director, national broking and placement at Arthur J Gallagher UK, he was responsible for the Group's strategic placement direction overseeing significant EBITDA growth and the completion of several optimisation projects. Prior to that, he held several senior roles at Arthur J Gallagher, JLT and Marsh & Maclennan Companies.

 Darren Nightingale said: “Declan is an exceptionally talented and seasoned industry professional, with a great track record of delivering concrete results for the businesses he’s worked for. THB UK Risk Solutions is committed to developing its national broking base, offering partner brokers not only commercial and fleet insurance but solutions in the PI and cyber sectors, specialist transportation risks including marine and aviation, and numerous other areas. Declan and the team will seek to significantly expand our offering and expertise to clients, building upon our existing market leading capabilities and the strength of THB and AmWINS Group. I am very pleased to welcome him to THB and the wider AmWINS family.