Horner Blakey hails next stage of growth with senior appointment

2nd May 2017


Independent insurance brokers Horner Blakey has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Robin Thomson as Director.

Thomson joins the business with over 25 years industry experience and has held a number of senior commercial roles in the UK insurance marketplace. In his new role he will be responsible for attracting new commercial business in both existing and unchartered specialisms.

He joins Horner Blakey from broking giant Bluefin where he was most recently Managing Director for the central and north-west regions, and previously Sales and Marketing Director of Bluefin Network. Prior to joining Bluefin, Robin ran the UK commercial offices of Layton Blackham.

Managing Director Nick Horner said, “I am delighted to welcome Robin at such an exciting time – this is a major coup for Horner Blakey, and marks the start of our next phase of growth.”

A number of key achievements have driven Horner Blakey’s performance in the past few years including the acquisition and integration of Maida Vale Insurance Brokers.

This significant appointment hails the next phase of growth for Horner Blakey.

Nick Horner added, “I have every confidence Robin will maximise insurer partnerships and leverage our buying power to deliver the best risk management solutions, putting us on the map in the prime mid-commercial arena.”

Commenting on his appointment, Robin Thomson said, “I am delighted to join Horner Blakey at such an exciting time. I have known Nick for many years and the opportunity to re-join the independent broking marketplace at a time where personal service is key presents a great opportunity to take Horner Blakey to the next stage of it’s continued growth.”


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