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Besso appoints Samantha Hovey as Chief Financial Officer

Feb 19, 2014  |   Latest News

Besso Insurance Group, the independent top 20 Lloyd’s broker, has today announced the appointment of Samantha Hovey as Chief Financial Officer.

Hovey joins Besso from Cooper Gay & Company Ltd where she was Chief Financial Officer. Prior to being appointed CFO in early 2010, Sam was Group Financial Controller. Other previous roles include positions at HSBC Insurance Brokers and Rattner McKenzie Ltd Sam also qualified by the Association of Chartered Accountants in 1999.

Colin Bird, CEO and Chairman of Besso said:

“We are thrilled Sam has decided to join Besso. She has an impeccable reputation within the Lloyd’s market and her experience with the implementation and delivery of company strategy and direct management of a finance team will be invaluable.

“Sam is the ideal candidate to help Besso progress into its next stage of development and international growth. Her appointment is a strategic hire that will help maximise profitable growth and her leadership skills will be invaluable to Besso. I warmly welcome Sam to the Company and look forward to working with her.”