Cowens Group, a leading Independent Midlands-based insurance broker, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Wilson as Managing Director of its General Insurance division. This significant move comes as Cowens continues to grow following the company’s 50th year milestone last year.

Mark (54) has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry and has been an integral part of Cowens Group for more than 12 years. Mark was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2022 along with Karl Sutcliffe and Declan Shaw, as the company promoted from within.

Group CEO, Paul Chaplin, commented: “Mark’s extensive experience and commitment to Cowens makes him the perfect choice to spearhead our corporate, commercial and private clients insurance division services. As we continue to expand and evolve, Mark’s leadership will be instrumental in driving our growth strategy forward.”

The Group, which employs over 70 people, has appointed Mark to the MD role as Paul Chaplin steps back from the day to day running of the business to concentrate on his clients and the strategic focus of the Group.

Mark Wilson, Managing Director, commented: “I am extremely proud to be appointed as Managing Director and build on our success with the support of my fellow Directors and staff. The Group as a whole has an exciting vision for the future and this coupled with our strong values, collaborative approach and the solid reputation Cowens already enjoys within the industry, provides a strong foundation for growth and success.”

Mark, along with David Carroll, Managing Director of Cowens Financial Services division, which also provides financial planning, mortgage solutions and employee benefits services, will focus on driving the group forward.

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