INSURANCE brokers Eastwood & Partners have appointed Lucy Hodgson and Ian Sheppard (pictured above) to the board.
Ms Hodgson, an insurance broker, has worked for the Huddersfield-based company since 2006.
Mr Sheppard is currently group managing director at the Westin Group of Companies, also based in Huddersfield.
Mr Sheppard said: “Having been an extremely satisfied client of Eastwood and Partners for many years, I feel I am in a position to highlight and build upon the strengths of the service offered from a client’s perspective, whilst looking to build and improve centralised support services.
“I am greatly looking forward to working with the team.”
John Eastwood, managing director of Eastwood and Partners, said: “Lucy has fully earned her promotion to the board, combining her dedicated approach to offering her clients the best possible service with her group HR responsibilities.
“Ian has been appointed to add further diversity and assist with financial and commercial aspects in the business.”
Eastwood & Partners have more than 90 staff based in Huddersfield, Halifax and Sheffield providing insurance broking, risk management and financial services.
The new positions are subject to regulatory approval.