CMAE partner with Howden

The Club Management Association of Europe (CMAE) is excited to announce a new Corporate Partnership with Howden the global insurance intermediary group. This strategic collaboration will reach right across the UK, Europe, and the MENA regions, aiming to enhance the development and knowledge of club managers through innovative solutions and unparalleled insurance industry insight and expertise.

With a shared commitment to quality education and risk management, CMAE and Howden are joining forces to elevate the standards of club management as part of CMAE’s long term strategic plan. The partnership will focus on delivering cutting-edge education, resources, and support, tailored to the unique needs of modern club management. The partnership confirms the shared values of encouraging growth, collaboration, and innovation within the industry.

“We are thrilled to partner with Howden, a company that shares our passion for education and excellence in club management,” said CMAE’s Commercial Director Craig Cotterill. “This collaboration will provide our members with an invaluable resource and real expertise in insurance and risk management, empowering them to navigate some of the most complexed areas of the industry with confidence and proficiency.”

Craig Cotteril continued “Howden brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, offering bespoke insurance solutions that address the specific challenges faced by club managers today. Their geographical footprint aligns with ours, which speaks to our objective of being a truly international association and supporting as many people as we can to gain access to quality education. Their proactive approach to investing in their customers and commitment to client success also aligns perfectly with CMAE’s mission to continually support, inform and develop our members.”

David Miller, Head of Sport in Scotland added ‘Howden are hugely excited to be a corporate partner of the CMAE.  They have incredibly strong credentials and together we will help educate club managers and provide market-leading support and advice on insurance and risk management. We look forward to working with them throughout the year and aim to share our knowledge in insurance whilst trying to relate these back to the day to day running of clubs.’

About Howden

Howden is a leading global insurance intermediary group with employee ownership at its heart. Founded in 1994, it provides insurance, reinsurance and underwriting services and solutions to clients ranging from private individuals to the largest multinational companies.

The Group operates in 55 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, the USA, Australia and New Zealand, employs 18,000 people and manages premiums totalling USD 38 billion on behalf of its clients.

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