In an announcement, insurance broker Howden has announced a strategic partnership with Australia-based insurance intermediary network Steadfast on the development of a broking operation.
Howden’s operation in Australian continent will be channeled under the leadership of Mr. Andre Louw as chairman and Mr. Igor Fijan as the Chief Financial Officer.
In a statement, CEO at Steadfast, Robert Kelly talked about the opportunity in Australian broking market and the current clients of Steadfast members having access to the capacity and expertise in London and worldwide. Howden’s brand and expertise in the London and global market will be offering differentiated and important choices to members and clients, and aid in making Howden’s expert help accessible to them, he added.
Adding to that, Chairman of Howden Australia, Andre Louw expressed his delight in joining the Howden team. With the “people first” culture, the launch will be game-changing for clients working in the Australian market.
Howden and Steadfast’s partnership will enable to deliver best-in-class risk transfer and risk management solutions to Steadfast’s members and Australian clients.