Leedham joined Davies in 2018, following the acquisition of Ember Group, the place he had been CEO. Since then, he has performed a key position in rising Davies’s consulting enterprise, which affords buyer expertise, transformation, analytics, and coaching options to international purchasers.
Following his promotion as group chief transformation officer, Leedham will oversee the transformation and M&A integration groups globally, together with within the US, the place Davies has expanded its operations lately.
Davies group CEO Dan Saulter congratulated Leedham on his promotion, describing him as “instrumental” within the profitable development of the corporate’s consulting arm.
“I’m additionally thrilled that after once more we’ve been capable of promote internally; investing in our individuals and giving them alternatives for profession growth is central to our success,” Saulter added.
Leedham likewise expressed pleasure about his new position, emphasising how Davies is dedicated to investing in know-how to assist purchasers “climate these extra turbulent occasions” within the international insurance coverage market.
Over the previous 5 years, Davies has invested over 4 occasions its preliminary funding in innovation and digital transformation. This contains the acquisition of Sionic in 2021, which elevated the agency’s international know-how transformation, digitalisation, worldwide regulatory compliance, and threat administration choices to purchasers within the insurance coverage, banking, and extremely regulated sectors.
Following a interval of natural and M&A development, Davies lately restructured its operations into three core enterprise items: Davies International Options, Davies UK & Eire, and Davies US.
“Our success lately is linked partially to our potential to remain agile, to adapt our construction, and to supply new options to our purchasers internationally,” Saulter stated of the agency’s new construction. “As we embark on our subsequent part of worldwide development and funding, it will be important that we place our enterprise items and management so we are able to finest serve our 1,500-plus purchasers throughout the globe.”