Damhurst appoints insurance industry veteran Andrew Darfoor as Chairman.

Damhurst, one of the leading insurance headhunting firms has appointed Andrew Darfoor to its leadership team. Darfoor will start with immediate effect as Non-Executive Chairman. Currently an independent non-executive director and Senior Advisor to a number of businesses in the Private Equity and Insurance sectors, Darfoor will be supporting Damhurst as it enters the next phase of growth and development. Previously Group CEO of Alexander Forbes, and before that CEO at Sun Life and Old Mutual in New York, Boston and London, Darfoor has a long track record for driving growth and performance, upscaling customer propositions and bringing clear thinking to businesses strategy.

James Cooper, Director and Founder of Damhurst says “We are really looking forward to working with Andrew. Our business has recently passed the five year milestone and Andrew is very much part of our transition to the firm’s next phase of development. His experience and guidance will be highly valuable to me, the team and our clients.”

Andrew Darfoor commented “Over the last 5 years the business has established a strong footprint and brand presence. I am looking forward to building on Damhurst’s thinking and positioning within the insurance market”.

DAMHURST & CO is a leading executive search firm focused exclusively on the risk and insurance sector. Providing Headhunting and other Leadership services to range of clients across the carrier, MGA and broker markets, both within insurance and reinsurance. The company is based in London and works with clients in London, Bermuda, Switzerland, Singapore and New York.

James Cooper
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