Casini appointed Howden Italy CEO

Howden has today announced the appointment of Federico Casini as CEO, Howden Italy.

Casini will lead a business that is now the third largest broker in the country. He joins from Aon Spa, where he has spent the past 17 years, most recently holding the position of executive chairman.

With almost 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, he previously held senior roles at Poseidon In-surance Brokers and Sanpaolo Imi Insurance Broker Spa.

Casini said: “Howden Italy has quickly grown to become one of the most reputable firms in the Italian bro-king market, combining local presence and expertise, with the Group’s global outlook and network. Being appointed to the helm of Howden Italy is a great honour, and I’m excited to take Howden Italy’s growth to the next phase, strengthening our centres of expertise across Italy and adding further specialisms to our offering.”

Luigi Sturani, CEO, Howden Europe added: “As we continue to expand our international footprint, we’re delighted to welcome Federico to oversee the growth and success of our Italian operations. Bringing over three decades of experience within the Italian market, Federico has unrivalled knowledge of the insurance landscape and is the perfect leader to enable Howden to achieve its ambitions in the Italian market and bringing choice to clients and talent in this key European market."

Established in 2021, Howden Italy now employs over 800 people, having grown significantly following a series of acquisitions.

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