Provider of interim managers to the private and public sectors, Interim Partners has appointed Ben Johnson as a principal to head up its insurance practice.
Johnson has more than seven years’ specialist recruitment experience within the insurance sector, and has recruited interim managers for a diverse range of insurance clients including Marsh, Old Mutual, Hiscox, Liberty and Allianz.
He joins Interim Partners from Hays, where he was UK head of insurance and was involved mainly in helping insurance companies build change management and transformation teams. He previously worked at Eames Consulting Group.
Adam Kyriacou, partner at Interim Partners, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Ben to our team. Ben has an in depth knowledge of the insurance sector and his considerable experience in building large-scale change management teams fits very well with the broader insurance practice areas that we cover.
“Change management executives are playing a key role particularly as the sector sees increased interest from private equity investment and firms look to fine tune many of their business practices.”
Johnson, who will be working with Interim Partners’ new and existing insurance clients, including Aviva, RSA and the Co-operative Group’s financial services arm, said: “Interim Partners has an excellent reputation in the insurance and financial services interim recruitment market. I’m delighted to join the team at what should be an exciting time for the insurance sector.”