Insurance broker expands presence in Scotland with new appointment

AN EXPANDING independent insurance broker has appointed a well-connected local account executive to help grow the business throughout the south west of Scotland.

As part of its plans to strengthen its business operations in the south of Scotland, H&H Insurance Brokers (HHIB) has welcomed David Murchie, who has experience specialising in agricultural and commercial insurance, to its team.

David, who grew up on his family’s farm in Stranraer, is well known in the region as a committee member at Stranraer Show, a former member of Stranraer & District Young Farmers’ Club and a member of Leswalt Curling Club for the past 30 years.

David spent more than 15 years working in the public sector before returning to his agricultural roots in 2018 to work in insurance, specialising in rural and farming business.

He has been appointed to work alongside experienced account executive Edith Jones, and will combine his knowledge and understanding of the local area with expert advice and guidance to help businesses in the region find the right insurance policies.

David, who now lives near Stranraer, said: “My family has used H&H Group for its farming business and when an opportunity arose to join a company which I know personally does such great work, I couldn’t turn it down.

David Murchie, an Account Executive at HHIB.

“By increasing its presence in south west Scotland, HHIB is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to the area. Our ambition is to find the best possible insurance packages for clients and to ensure they receive good value and service from their broker.

“Using my local contacts and knowledge of the area, I really want to build on the excellent work carried out by my colleague Edith Jones in the area and to make sure more local people can benefit from our services.”

HHIB offers independent advice on all aspects of rural and business insurance, and operates across the North of England, the South of Scotland and Wales.

David is delighted to be giving people in his local area access to the extensive insurance packages HHIB provides.

He said: “We live and work in a very rural part of the country and it’s great that HHIB offers policies which are specifically designed to meet the needs of the rural and agricultural sector.”

Paul Graham, Managing Director, H&H Insurance BrokersPaul Graham, Managing Director of HHIB, said: “As part of our expansion across the North of England and South of Scotland, we are committed to ensuring the people in the south west of Scotland receive the best possible service.

“Having an account executive as knowledgeable and well-known as David in post is a great asset for HHIB as he is passionate about the area and he knows what matters to local people.”

David Murchie can be contacted on dmurchie@hhib.co.uk or 07708 396019.

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