Today’s City Moves includes Marsh, Druva and Fulcrum.
Marsh has announced the appointments of Tim Scoble as chief executive. Part of Marsh JLT Specialty, the UK real estate practice provides insurance and risk advisory services to real estate owners, operators, managers, and developers. As chief executive of Marsh JLT Specialty’s UK real estate practice, Tim will have overall responsibility for the development of strategic solutions that will assist clients in managing the increasingly complex risks they now face. He will join the firm later this year. Most recently, Tim was head of the UK real estate practice at Aon, a position he has held since 2016, having joined the firm in 2008. Before joining Aon, he was a leadership partner within the property investors division at Willis Towers Watson for five years. Marsh has also appointed Mark Lumley as client director of its UK Real Estate Practice. In his role, Mark will assume responsibility for client leadership and the strategic management of key accounts. Mark will return to Marsh later this year from Howden, where he has been head of real estate since 2015.
Druva has announced that it has hired Nick Turner as vice president of sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). With extensive experience leading organisations in the data protection industry, Nick will lead efforts to further expand Druva’s presence in the region and support enterprises as they transform for the cloud era. In his role as EMEA vice president of sales, Nick will be responsible for managing and growing Druva’s sales operations in EMEA, as well as leading the sales and channel strategy across the region. Nick joins Druva from Dell/EMC, where for the last four years he has led the specialist data protection solutions division for the UK and Ireland region. Prior to that, he ran the software business unit responsible for data protection, data management and storage virtualisation software for IBM in its European region.
Fulcrum Utility Services has appointed Daren Harris as chief financial officer. Daren will join the company and its board on 24 June 2019. Daren brings with him significant experience gained in various senior finance roles including those in the construction, mechanical and electrical engineering, defence and energy services sectors. His most recent role was as group finance director and primary board member of the Byrne Group, a construction services provider which during his tenure achieved turnover in excess of £300m. Prior to that Daren was group finance director of NG Bailey, a £400m turnover engineering and services business. Daren is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.