Miller names James Hands as incoming CEO

Specialist re/insurance broker Miller has announced that James Hands will succeed Greg Collins as CEO on 1 January 2023. Collins will become chair of the partnership board, succeeding Graham Clarke who is set to retire.

Hands joined Miller from Aon in 2015 and is currently joint head of special risks and a member of the group executive committee.

Hands said: “Miller is a fantastic business, and I am delighted to be appointed to the role of CEO at a time when we have so much opportunity ahead of us.”

He added: “With support from our shareholders, we will continue to invest in the talent and capabilities needed to deliver these plans as we look to further scale our offering in Europe, Bermuda and Asia. I am also pleased that we will continue to benefit from Greg’s insight and guidance as our new chair and look forward to continuing to work closely with him.”

Collins commented: “It is an exciting time for Miller and, as we look to accelerate our ambitious expansion plans, now is the right time for James to step into the role of CEO.”
He added: “I would also like to thank Graham. After 40 years at Miller, his impact and legacy cannot be overstated. He has been central in helping create the business we are today.”

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