03 November 2015

New MD for The Health Insurance Group

The Health Insurance Group (THIG) today announces that Brett Hill has been promoted to Managing Director. Hill will be responsible for directing the company’s overall strategy and increasing offerings to both existing and new clients.

The Health Insurance Group, with headquarters in Southampton and a regional office in Sheffield, combines a whole of market, independent insurance broking service for businesses and individuals throughout the world with specialist health and wellbeing advice and solutions. It has a nationwide team of specialist advisers and manages a portfolio of client premium in excess of £115m.

Hill said: “I am delighted to move up to heading the team here. Despite the challenging trading conditions in the private medical insurance market, I am very proud of what we have achieved in recent years and hope to continue growing the business, providing award winning services to clients, building strong relationships with insurance providers and making a positive difference to the lives in the wider community through our Corporate Social Responsibility programme. I am particularly keen to further develop our offering in wellbeing to complement the insurance products and exploit the changes we are seeing in the health insurance market”.

Hill Joined THIG as Sales and Marketing Director in 2009 and was made Commercial Director in 2013. His career spans nearly 20 years, working in technical and senior management roles with leading insurance companies, including AXA PPP Healthcare, Standard Life Healthcare and Unum.

Hill takes over from Iain McMillan. Commenting on the new appointment, of Hill, Iain McMillan said: "Brett’s knowledge of commerce and experience will be invaluable as THIG looks to create more innovative solutions for its clients and grow its presence in the market.”