February 21, 2019
THB Group has announced four senior appointments to its board.
Kay Smith joins as group chief financial officer (CFO), succeeding Rob Wilkinson, who transitions to commercial director.
Smith has held a number of senior financial positions in the insurance broking sector, most recently at Arthur J. Gallagher in London. Before this, she was at Towergate, as well as directing the financial planning and analysis operation of a large fintech business.
Frank Murphy, THB Group CEO shared: “I am delighted to welcome Kay to THB. Her experience across the sector, in retail and wholesale broking as well as MGA operations, gives her great insights into the challenges and opportunities for our business.”
“I am confident that with her fresh perspective Kay will make a valuable contribution to the development of our firm.”
Additionally, Malcolm Beane has been appointed as a chairman of the THB board. Beane has been a non-executive director with THB for over two years and serves as chair of the audit committee.
Lastly, Jane Comerford joins as a non-executive director. She has 40 years’ experience in broking, underwriting and MGA operations.
Murphy said: “We are constantly evolving and developing our business to be focused on the future. These appointments represent an important part of that planning process.”