Howden welcomes A-Plan to the Group

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We are delighted to welcome A-Plan Group to the Howden family today.

We are proud that the A-Plan Group management team chose Howden to continue their journey and make us a long-term home for a further 2,500 colleagues.  
 
A-Plan complements our business both in terms of its culture of People First and a relentless focus on clients, but also as one of the UK’s largest personal and commercial lines insurance brokers.  A-Plan’s hybrid business model of high-quality personal service and market-leading digitalisation is an exciting platform for the future development of our client proposition.  
 
For clients, this partnership means together we can provide them with enhanced expertise through A-Plan’s extensive distribution network of over 100 offices in the UK.  In the wider group, we have 4,500 employees in the UK and this partnership significantly grows our regional presence – providing us with a leading position in our home market.
 
This unique combination of expertise and distribution means we have a fantastic opportunity to deliver for clients across the country and offer both clients and talent in the UK market the choice they want.  
 
The A-Plan business will be led by Carl Shuker as CEO and supported by Chris Evans as Chair alongside his role as Deputy CEO of Howden’s UK business; both are members of the Group Executive Committee.