Howden Broking Group, the broking arm of Hyperion Insurance Group, has appointed Brian Dallamore as a non-executive director of the board that oversees its retail operations in South East Asia.

Dallamore, who has more than 32 years’ experience in Asia, was regional managing director of Citibank’s Asia Pacific insurance broking business, and until 2010 he was senior technical advisor of Indonesia’s retail broker.

Howden Broking Group CEO Tim Coles said that the completion of the acquisition of Accette Insurance Group’s operations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand, delivers a strong retail insurance platform from which to serve our clients. Brian’s experience and knowledge of the region will be invaluable as we develop this platform.

The acquisition of Accette’s Indonesian business remains subject to regulatory approval.

Howden Broking Group offers various business insurance solutions, including commercial combined, commercial crime, computer crime, directors’ and officers’ liability, energy institute members.