Hyperion announces the appointment of Mark Craig to Group CFO Mark Hudson to assume the role of Group Finance Director
11 November 2019
Hyperion Insurance Group (“Hyperion”) today announced that effective 1 January 2020, Mark Craig will assume the role of Group CFO, and Mark Hudson will assume the role of Group Finance Director.
Craig, who is currently Head of Investments and Debt Capital Markets, joined Hyperion in 2017. He is responsible for Hyperion’s investment programme, including identifying, executing and financing mergers and acquisitions and other growth initiatives, and manages the Group’s treasury and cash reserves. In his new role, Craig will join the Group Executive Committee and the Hyperion Board of Directors.
Hudson joined DUAL, Hyperion’s underwriting business, in 2016 as CFO. He has over 25 years of general insurance experience, including roles as Director of Finance and Operations at Novae Group plc. In addition to his new role, Hudson will retain his current responsibilities as Group CFO & CRO, DUAL.
Craig and Hudson will undertake a full handover from Richard Houghton, Interim Group CFO, before Houghton leaves Hyperion later this year.
David Howden, CEO, Hyperion commented: “As we look to the next 25 years, Mark and Mark are well placed to support us in our next stage of growth. Hyperion is a People First organisation and these promotions are a testament to the strength of the talent we have within the Group and the bench strength of our finance team.”
Howden continued: “I am incredibly grateful to Richard for the support he has provided over the course of the last year. We wish him all the best for the future.”
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