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Heffernan Insurance Brokers Opens London brokerage, Heffernan Brokers UK Ltd., Led by Nick Murrell as Executive Vice President

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, announces the opening of newly formed London brokerage, Heffernan Brokers UK Ltd., led by Nick Murrell as Executive Vice President.

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Murrell joins Heffernan to establish its London office and expand operations further into the Lloyds and UK underwriting markets. His career to date has focused on listed multinationals, large United States, Europe and Caribbean corporate programs, as well as specialty facilities for industry associations based in the United States. Murrell comes to Heffernan from JLT, having supported the Heffernan program for over a decade, and brings a strong network developed while working at top-tier broking houses including Aon and Arthur J. Gallagher.

"I'm excited about this evolution as it consolidates and strengthens the marketing of the Heffernan Group programs, improving bargaining power and creating opportunities for bespoke solutions," said Nick Murrell, Executive Vice President of Heffernan Brokers UK Ltd. "The response from the Lloyd markets is equally positive as they are keen to support new entrants to the London market and are enthusiastic to develop new offerings across multiple classes of business. This development is a great opportunity for all clients and I'm looking forward to building new relationships within the group."

"Nick is the perfect person to launch this effort for us in further developing our direct relationship with Lloyds and providing more enhanced products to our clients," said John Tallarida, Executive Vice President of Heffernan Insurance Brokers.

For more information, contact:
Nick Murrell
Executive Vice President
M: +44 (0)7980 982 585

About Heffernan Insurance Brokers

Heffernan Insurance Brokers, formed in 1988, is one of the largest independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States. Heffernan provides insurance and financial services products to a range of businesses and individuals. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Heffernan has offices in San Francisco, Petaluma, Menlo Park, Los Angeles and Irvine, CA; Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; and St. Louis, MO.

Employee-owned, Heffernan Insurance Brokers was named the Top Mid-Sized Broker in the United States to work for in 2009 by Business Insurance Magazine. The firm has been among the Top Greater Bay Area Philanthropists since 2003, donating more than 11 percent of profits to charity in 2016.

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