Howden Germany GmbH appoints Marcel Armon as CEO


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Howden, part of Hyperion Insurance Group, is pleased to announce that Marcel Armon will join its broking business as CEO, Howden Germany GmbH effective from 1 July 2018. Armon will head an ambitious growth programme for Howden Germany GmbH including developing new digital sales channels and ensuring Howden attracts the best talent in the market.

David Howden, CEO of Howden and Hyperion, commented: “I am delighted that Marcel is joining Howden as he brings with him proven experience in delivering transformational change in organisations. Germany remains a key market for us and Marcel’s leadership skills, extensive broking experience and local market knowledge mean he is the ideal person to drive forward our exciting growth plans.”

Marcel Armon said: “I am thrilled to be joining Howden and re-joining the broker world. My recent experience within the Hyperion Insurance Group has given me a great perspective on the opportunity to take Howden’s proposition in Germany to a new level. I’m excited to join the Howden team and to be working with them to deliver even better, more innovative solutions for our clients.”

Armon will work closely with Michael Hendricks who acts as Standing Legal Counsel for Howden Germany in his continued critical role in supporting claims and developing products.

Armon has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, of which he has spent 17 years as a broker. Most recently he held the position of Managing Director at DUAL Deutschland, part of Hyperion. Prior to this he was Head of Branch Office at Funk.