Michael Whitfield joins Hyperion X as an Adviser

05 March 2019

Hyperion X, the newly launched data and technology arm of Hyperion Insurance Group (“Hyperion”), today announced the appointment of Michael Whitfield as an Adviser.

Whitfield joins Hyperion X with over 35 years of experience having co-founded Thomsons Online Benefits, the market leader in global benefits software, which was bought by Mercer in 2016. Prior to this he was Managing Director at Alexander Forbes, a specialist employee benefits and wealth management adviser.

Employee Benefits is a key focus for Hyperion, with Howden acquiring leading UK Employee Benefits health and protection consultancy, Punter Southall Health and Protection Holdings Ltd earlier this year.

Barnaby Rugge-Price, CEO of Hyperion X, commented, “Hyperion X is attracting the best talent in the market, and I am excited that Michael is joining us at this pivotal time. His experience will further enable us to deliver a series of products and market platforms that address the needs of clients and markets, especially within Employee Benefits.”

Michael Whitfield said: “The Global Employee Benefits market is changing rapidly, and technology sits at the core of this continued transformation. Hyperion X is going to challenge and disrupt the market, and their vision is very exciting, so I am delighted to be helping them on their journey right now.”

Glenn Thomas, Managing Director of Employee Benefits, Howden added: “As we continue to build our global Employee Benefits capability, having Michael providing advice and support to Hyperion and Howden will prove invaluable”.

Further information

Lauren Wooder

T: + 44 (0)20 7648 7144


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