Howden TMEA strengthens its specialist capabilities

Howden TMEA strengthens its specialist capabilities

Howden, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, today announced the appointment of Bozidar Ljubisavljevic as Regional Marine Practice leader for its Turkey, the Middle East and Africa region (TMEA). He will be based in Dubai.

Bozidar joins Howden from Marsh, where he led the Regional Marine Specialty practice for the Middle East and North Africa region. He has more than 18 years’ experience, bringing strong expertise and a deep knowledge of the marine insurance broking field, including Hull & Machinery, Protection & Indemnity, Marine Liability and Cargo, and advising clients on effective contractual risk mitigation strategies.

Commenting on the appointment, Bozidar said: “I am excited to join the vibrant team and look forward to creating a marine centre of excellence in the TMEA region. Our focus will be on enabling our clients’ ongoing success by achieving competitive placement results, finding or creating solutions to often complex issues, offering practical advice, and collecting claims, all underpinned by our team’s local knowledge and international experience.”

Atinc Yilmaz, CEO of Howden TMEA added: “I am very pleased that we are attracting exceptional talent who share Howden’s vision and has over and above the necessary industry knowledge. Our investment in Marine is aligned to our vision to build a strong specialist offering for our clients and I am confident that under the leadership of Bozidar the Marine team will grow and strengthen our client offering.”

This appointment deepens Howden TMEA’s specialist focus and extends its capabilities to all marine insurance products including Hull & Machinery, War Risks, Loss of Hire, Protection & Indemnity, Defence (FDD), Builders’ Risk, Ship Repairers’ Liability, Other Marine-related Liabilities risks, and Cargo & Stock Throughput.