Howden tests global wholesale broking waters

Howden, the broking arm of the Hyper-ion Insurance Group, has launched Howden Special Risks, a global wholesale broking division for small to medium-sized brokers.

The division will act as a volume business enterprise, specialising in developing and creating schemes and facilities for clients with mass policies. Available products will fall under four main headings: property, product enhancement, business continuity, personal accident and travel.

Howden Special Risks' new managing director is