Howden appoints Khaled Reslan to Lead Regional Sales in Turkey, The Middle East and Africa (TMEA) regions
Howden, part of the Hyperion Insurance Group, today announced the appointment of Khaled Reslan as Regional Sales Leader for Howden Turkey, the Middle East and Africa region (TMEA). Reslan will be based in Dubai to lead the sales focus in the region and will be part of Howden TMEA Senior Leadership team.
Reslan joins Howden TMEA following a 22 year tenure at NASCO, where he held a number of senior management roles, with a concentration on Sales, Risk Management and Employee Benefits. His most recent position of Chief Business Development Officer earned him several accolades.
“I am thrilled to be joining a strong executive leadership team. My core focus will be in continuing Howden’s strategic growth and elevating our sales achievements to higher points of success within the region” Reslan commented on the appointment.
Atinc Yilmaz, CEO of Howden TMEA, added: “Khaled will support us in achieving our growth ambitions as we continue to develop our regional sales strategy. With over 25 years’ experience in the Middle East Market, Khaled brings a rich industry expertise to the role, which will help us achieve our strategic goals.”
This appointment strengthens Howden TMEA’s Executive Leadership Team and continues Howden’s history of hiring insurance experts with a track record of exemplary success in the industry.
Howden, the retail broking arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, provides a range of specialist insurance solutions to clients around the world. Howden has offices in Europe, Asia, Iberoamerica, the Middle East and Africa. It has the greatest reach with its own offices of any independent broker and a total reach to over 90 territories with its partner network Howden One.
Since the appointment of Atinc Yilmaz as Regional CEO in 2017, Howden has acquired a majority stake in broker ACP in Turkey, completed the majority acquisition of New Generation Insurance Services Company in Oman, and Howden UAE celebrated its ten-year anniversary in Dubai. With Howden One and the establishment of Howden Puri in Tanzania, the region now covers 12 countries and is one of the fastest growing in the group.
In November 2018, Howden’s TMEA region was awarded Broker of the Year at the fifth Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MIIA) 2018.
Hyperion is a leading international insurance group with employee ownership at its heart. Founded in 1994, 2019 marks its 25th anniversary. It comprises broking divisions Howden and RKH, underwriting division DUAL, and data analytics and digital delivery business, Hyperion X. Hyperion’s businesses operate across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, the USA, Australia and New Zealand, employing over 4,500 people in 38 countries.