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We’re pleased to announce the appointment of two new Regional Directors within our Business Development (BD) team, covering EMEA and the Americas. Aaron Brown and Larry Howley have been appointed to these two new positions that have been created to ensure that our BD team provides the best possible service to clients, network members and intermediaries.  

Aaron Brown has been appointed Regional Director – EMEA and is now responsible for all outbound business development across EMEA.

Aaron has over 12 years’ experience working in the global employee benefits industry, joining MAXIS GBN in 2012 from MetLife Europe. He has held various positions at MAXIS GBN, most recently as Regional Manager, UK & Ireland, where he has overseen the relationship with strategic clients across the region. He holds a degree in Global Politics and International Relations from the University of London.

Aaron Brown, Regional Director – EMEA, MAXIS GBN, said: “I’m delighted to be taking on this role and leading the Business Development teams across EMEA. I’m looking forward to collaborating with our talented teams, trusted partners, and contributing to the continued success and growth of MAXIS GBN in the EMEA region.”

Larry Howley has been appointed Regional Director – Americas, where he will be responsible for leading the outbound Americas Business Development team.

Larry has 13 years’ experience in the insurance industry, having worked across financial management, underwriting and business development. Prior to his new role, Larry was Regional Manager for the US Northeast and led a team of account managers, driving growth across the region. He also spent 5 years as an Underwriting Manager for our Americas region, working with over 50 multinational customers in the technical management of their global programmes. Larry holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, with a concentration in Finance.

Larry Howley, Regional Director – Americas, MAXIS GBN, said: “There’re lots of exciting challenges and opportunities within the Americas region, with some of the largest multinationals looking to innovate in the employee benefits space. I’m excited to be taking on this new role and leading our incredibly strong Americas team to deliver the best service for our clients and key partners in the region.”

Paul Lewis, Chief Business Development Officer, MAXIS GBN, said: “I’m pleased to be announcing these two new appointments, as Aaron and Larry join Juliet Kwek, Regional Director – APAC, to complete our outbound BD leadership team.

“Aaron has been instrumental in supporting some of our most strategic customers since he joined MAXIS, and he and his team have produced exceptional results year after year. I have no doubt that he will continue to excel in this new role.

“Larry has also been incredibly successful during his time at MAXIS, managing relationships with some of our largest clients and key partners. I’m confident that Larry, and his team, will continue to deliver a great service as he takes on this new challenge.”

MAXIS GBN works in partnership with over 330 multinational clients to deliver market-leading employee benefits risk management services and solutions. With approximately 140 local insurance partners with specialist capabilities in over 120 markets, MAXIS GBN’s local insurers currently cover over 6 million employees worldwide.  


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MAXIS Global Benefits Network (MAXIS GBN), co-founded by MetLife and AXA in 1998 is one of the leading international employee benefits networks providing global service capabilities and delivering world-class employee benefits perspectives and solutions to clients in over 120 markets around the world. In February 2016, MetLife and AXA further strengthened their relationship by combining all of its MAXIS GBN existing operations under a joint venture company. This transformation helps leverage the existing strength of the network and its two parent companies while further enhancing the client experience, focusing on product innovation and providing data analytics. For more information, please visit

The MAXIS Global Benefits Network (“Network”) is a network of locally licensed MAXIS member insurance companies (“Members”) founded by AXA France Vie, Paris, France (“AXA”) and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, NY (“MLIC”). MAXIS GBN, a Private Limited Company with a share capital of €4,650,000, registered with ORIAS under number 16000513, and with its registered office at 313, Terrasses de l’Arche – 92727 Nanterre Cedex, France, is an insurance and reinsurance intermediary that promotes the Network. MAXIS GBN is jointly owned by affiliates of AXA and MLIC and does not issue policies or provide insurance; such activities are carried out by the Members. MAXIS GBN operates in the UK through its UK establishment with its registered address at 1st Floor, The Monument Building, 11 Monument Street, London EC3R 8AF, Establishment Number BR018216 and in other European countries on a services basis. MAXIS GBN operates in the U.S. through MAXIS Insurance Brokerage Services, Inc., with its registered office located at c/o Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, 50 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY, 10020-1605, a NY licensed insurance broker. MLIC is the only Member licensed to transact insurance business in NY. The other Members are not licensed or authorised to do business in NY and the policies and contracts they issue have not been approved by the NY Superintendent of Financial Services, are not protected by the NY state guaranty fund, and are not subject to all of the laws of NY.