New Members of Staff at Brownhills

Brownhill Insurance Group is proud to be growing as a business and becoming increasingly known as a go-to broker for the art, business and high value home audience. The Directors are very happy to announce several new members of staff.

Helene King -Commercial Account Handler
Helene King joined Brownhills in November of 2012 as a Commercial Account handler after being with her previous employers Stewart and Partners for seven years. She comes with 15 years’ experience working for various local High Street Brokers, dealing with Personal lines and Commercial policies. Her role at Brownhills is to assist the commercial team with the servicing of existing clients and to deal with renewals and new business. She is thrilled to be part of a Dynamic company that has great aspirations and looks forward to helping Brownhills grow and succeed over the next 5 years.

Sonia El-Manaa – Team Leader, Private Client Manager
Sonia El Manaa joined Brownhills in January 2013 as Client Manager and Team Leader for the Private Client, High Value Home Team. She brings with her 14 years’ experience of High Net Worth Insurance gained working for a national, specialist HNW brokerage. Sonia will be instrumental in driving new business for her team and also cross-selling throughout the business drawing on a comprehensive, expert and very current knowledge of the high net worth offering to clients and prospects as well as a very good understanding of her policyholders’ requirements. She adds immense value to the team through her long-standing relationships with the key underwriters in her field.

Keith Penning – Commercial Account Executive
As a qualified insurance broker, Keith Penning has gained considerable experience placing commercial and corporate insurance in the marketplace. Having worked at ‘Top 50’ independent brokers prior to Brownhill, he brings a new outlook to the commercial team and has a remit to help the growth of the business by way of organic growth and developing new enquiries. With an interest in construction, he is very positive about the opportunities that are emerging in this sector and is looking to forward to playing his part in the development of Brownhill Insurance Group.

Stephen Canning – Commercial Account Handler
Stephen Canning joined Brownhill Insurance Group in February 2013 as a Commercial Account Handler, having spent the past 12 years working for Essex based Commercial brokerage F J Lock and Associates. Stephen originally started in the industry as a Personal Lines broker before moving into SME package business. He gradually acquired the necessary knowledge to progress to larger Commercial Accounts, including Fleet, Combined Liability and Property Owners risks. Having dealt with binding authorities within the Hospitality sector Stephen has joined Brownhills specifically to grow and service the company’s large Art Insurance portfolio.

Frances Fogel – Marketing & Growth Consultant
Frances Fogel has joined Brownhills as Business Marketing Consultant. She comes with seven years’ in the specialist insurance market with extensive experience and knowledge of growing the Fine Art and High Net Worth sectors. She will be shaping and aligning all business marketing activity in support of a wider sales and development strategy.