Jeff Hobson has been appointed by ACE Group to be the firm’s new Leeds office branch manager, the firm has announced.
In his new role Hobson assumes overall responsibility for the branch and will report directly to Northern Regional Manager Ian Fox.
Hobson, who was previously ACE’s Northern Property & Casualty Manager, will take on his new position with the firm with immediate effect.
He brings more than two decades of experience to his new role, and has worked for a range of firms including Chartis, Aon, JLT and Willis.
Chief Operating Officer, UK and Ireland Retail Insurance at ACE Phil Sharpe said that the appointment of Hobson sent a strong message to the market that the firm was continuing to put significant resources behind its branches.