Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), a division of global re/insurer Allianz, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Milford-Cottam as Head of Aviation for the company’s Regional Unit London.
He succeeds Tom Fadden, current Global Head of Aviation, who has had a dual role since June 2019.
Going forward, Milford-Cottam will have responsibility for leading AGCS’s Aviation RUL team and overseeing strategic development, execution and financial performance.
He brings 17 years’ experience with Allianz and over 25 years’ experience in the aviation insurance market to the role.
Having joined Allianz in 2003 as an Aviation Claims Adjuster, in 2005, Milford-Cottam moved over to underwriting to join the Airline team within Regional Unit London.
Since then he has held the role of Senior Underwriter and more recently Underwriting Manager – Airlines with AGCS where he was responsible for managing a high profile global portfolio.
In his new role, Milford-Cottam will remain based in London and will report directly to Tracey Hunt, AGCS UK Deputy CEO, and Tom Fadden.
“I would like to welcome Jonathan to my leadership team, and I look forward to working with him to further develop the already strong Regional Unit London portfolio,” said Fadden.
“His track record in technical excellence and market leadership role will be invaluable in these unusual times in the market. I am confident he will drive this part of the RUL business forward and work even closer with our clients to provide new and innovative solutions.”
Hunt also commented: “I’d also like to express congratulations to Jonathan and extend my welcome to the Regional Unit London leadership team. He is known and respected both within our team here, and the Aviation market, and I know he will continue to have a positive impact.”