Richard Boughton to join RFIB’s North American binding authority

RFIB Holdings Limited (RFIB), the international Lloyd’s insurance and reinsurance broker, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Boughton as Deputy Managing Director of RFIB’s North American binding authority business. Richard will join RFIB following his release from Bell Clements and will be the eventual successor to David Wheal who is the current Managing Director of RFIB North America.

Richard has over thirty years Lloyd’s broking experience, predominantly in the North American Markets. He began his career at Harrison Horncastle Insurance Brokers and held positions at Thomas R Miller Sons (now Miller Insurance) and Towry Law. He joins RFIB from Bell Clements, where he spent 23 years building its US binding authority business, most recently as Managing Director.

Jonathan Turnbull, Chief Executive Officer of RFIB Holdings Limited, said ‘We are very excited about Richard joining RFIB. He brings with him significant expertise in the binding authority business which will enable RFIB to further develop an area of the business which is core to our future growth.’

David Wheal, Managing Director of RFIB North America added ‘Richard is someone I have known and respected for many years and I am very pleased that he will be joining RFIB to assist me in growing the business and taking it forward as the future Managing Director.’