BMS, an independent London market insurance broker, has appointed Nick Cook, as new CEO of its London market wholesale business.

According to BMS, Cook will also become an executive director and will join the board of BMS Group, subject to FSA approval.

Prior to joining BMS, Cook was former chief executive of Glencairn.

BMS Associates CEO Carl Beardmore said that Nick’s appointment will further strengthen the group’s London based operations and broaden the company’s offering to clients.