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Lorraine Wood joins HK

Posted Oct, 2018

Lorraine Wood has joined HK as Operations Director. She joins from THB where she was a Director of the Worldwide Property Division.

CEO Peter Slade said "This is something of a coup for HK. Having someone of Lorraine's calibre on board...

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Alan Rixon joins HK

Posted Apr, 2018

Alan Rixon has joined HK from Ropner Insurance Services effective from Tuesday 3rd April 2018.

CEO Peter Slade commented, "Having fought off several suitors, we are delighted that Alan has chosen to join us here at HK.

We look forward...

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Keith Hodgett joins HK

Posted Aug, 2017

Keith Hodgett has joined HK from Endeavour Insurance Services effective 1st August 2017.

CEO Peter Slade commented "We are delighted to welcome Keith to the Company. His huge wealth of experience will add considerable strength to our broking team."

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Board appointments at HKH

Posted Apr, 2017

With immediate effect, Nigel Moorhouse and Roy Williams have joined Peter Slade and Allan Clow on the Board of Harman Kemp Holdings Ltd., in non-executive roles.

Nigel Moorhouse will act as Chairman.

Nigel has held a variety of senior roles within...

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Harman Kemp Announcement

Posted Feb, 2017

Press Release 24th February 2017

Harman Kemp Holdings buys whole Shareholding of Harman Kemp North America Ltd

 

Harman Kemp Holdings Ltd (HKH) has obtained 100% of the share capital of Harman Kemp North America Ltd...

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HK celebrates its 25th birthday!

Posted Nov, 2016

HK threw a party to celebrate 25 years in business.

Thank you to everyone for your support and here’s to the next 25 years!

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Team US triumphs at NAPSLO

Posted Oct, 2016

HK held a mini Ryder Cup at the recent NAPSLO convention in Atlanta, with the US team coming out on top by the narrowest of margins.

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New Flood Market For Condos

Posted Apr, 2016

In response to NFIP rate increase and recent private flood legislation, HK has established a Lloyd's market specifically targeting condominiums.

It provides a primary $5m limit for condos with a TIV of up to $50m and utilises a NFIP compliant...

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Lloyd's announces 2015 results

Posted Mar, 2016

The Lloyd’s market made a pre-tax profit of £2.1billion, and recorded a 90.0% combined ratio and a return on capital of 9.1% for 2015.  
Full details...

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Paul Seymour joins HK

Posted Oct, 2015

CEO Peter Slade commented "We welcome Paul on board. He will bring considerable experience to the broking team."

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Lloyd's reports 2015 interim results

Posted Sep, 2015

The Lloyd’s market made a pre-tax profit of £1.19 billion, and recorded a Combined Ratio of 89.5% and a return on capital of 10.7% in the...

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HK receives Lloyd's Coverholder plaque

Posted Sep, 2015

Hank Watkins, President of Lloyd's North America, presented David Langham and Peter Slade with a Lloyd's Coverholder plaque today.

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HK welcomes Robert Campbell

Posted Jun, 2015

Robert Campbell has joined HK from Endeavour Insurance Services where he held the position of Operations Director. Robert was a founder member of EIS.

CEO Peter Slade comments "Robert is a significant hire for HK. He is very well respected...

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First visitor to the new office!

Posted May, 2015

Ian McCallister of QBE, whose office is across the street, delivers a neighbourly bowl of sugar on our first day.

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HK HAS MOVED!!

Posted May, 2015

Please make a note of our new address:

Harman Kemp North America Ltd
140 Fenchurch Street
London
EC3M 6BL

Our telephone and fax numbers remain unchanged

Telephone: +44 20 7782 0537
Fax: +44 20 7782 0538

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HK at the Races

Posted Feb, 2015

HK entertained CK Specialty of San Jose, California and Sherwood, Oregon and the Atrium Syndicate at Fontwell Park and made the presentation to Nicky Henderson’s stables, trainers of Chapel Hall, winner of the 4.50pm race.

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Party Time at HK!

Posted Dec, 2014

There was plentiful festive spirit, beer and wine at the HK Xmas Party last week.

A Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year to all of you from all of us.

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Paul Cannon joins HK

Posted Mar, 2014

Paul Cannon has joined HK from Marsh and brings a portfolio of transportation business with him.
Managing Director, Peter Slade, commented "Paul's arrival enhances our expertise in the transportation arena. We now boast one of the best teams in the...

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HK welcomes Graham Pickering

Posted Oct, 2012

Harman Kemp is delighted to welcome Graham Pickering who has joined the team on 1st October 2012 as an Associate Director.
 
Managing Director, Peter Slade, commented “Graham Pickering brings a wealth of experience along with a solid portfolio of...

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HK welcomes new employee

Posted Apr, 2012

Gertie the Goldfish has joined the team reporting directly to David Langham..

Her outstanding ability for swimming round and round in circles is seen as a key attribute for a successful career in insurance.

Gertie commented "It is a great...

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HK enter Amlin Charity Karting Day

Posted Jul, 2011

HK's team, 'The Thirst & The Furious', achieved mid table respectability in Amlin's Charity Karting Day earlier this month. A creditable performance given the difficult wet conditions allied to a severe lack of experience and talent!

The Thirst and The...

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Management changes at HK

Posted Jan, 2011

The New Year has ushered in management changes at Harman Kemp. Peter Slade takes the helm as Managing Director, while Paul Pentecost moves to the role of Non-Executive Chairman.

Linda Miklevicz becomes an Associate Director and will be more involved...

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Paul Pentecost at 60!

Posted Dec, 2010

Paul Pentecost turned 60 yesterday.

There are many that thought that he wouldn't make, but here is the proof in pictures.

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HK places new Fine Arts and Jewellers Block facility

Posted Jun, 2010

This new facility, placed with Lloyd's underwriters, will accept fine art and jewellers block risks up to a limit of $5,000,000.

Fine arts and antiques can include private collections, museums, dealers, auctioneers, valuers and restorers, coin and stamp collections and dealers....

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HK places crop insurance for licensed marijuana growers

Posted Mar, 2010

HK, on behalf of CK Specialty Insurance Associates Inc., has expanded an existing Binding Authority underwritten by Lloyd's Underwriters, to cover crop insurance for licensed growers of marijuana.

CK Specialty has successfully written property and general liability coverages for medical...

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Paul Lowry rejoins HK

Posted Feb, 2010

Paul Lowry has rejoined the Company and, alongside Mark Gadd, will work primarily in our core Binding Authority area. They will both also service the commercial property business that comes into our brokerage area.

We are pleased to welcome Paul...

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