Beazley has announced Santiago Jaramillo as Engineering Focus Group Leader for the U.S. and Latin America.
In his new role Jaramillo will manage the firm’s building portfolio in the U.S., collaborating with the San Francisco and Atlanta builders’ risk teams who will be reporting to him from 1st of August.
Jaramillo, who brings over 20 years’ construction, engineering and heavy industry experience to his role with Beazley will be reporting to Colin Rose, Beazley’s head of construction and engineering.
Rose said: “Since Santiago joined us in 2016, it was clear that, with his extensive experience and knowledge of the US and Latin American markets, he would play a pivotal role in the development of our specialist construction and engineering portfolio in both the US, where we are well established, and in Latin America where we have ambitious plans to grow.
“This is a key position and I am delighted that we have been able to draw on Beazley’s depth of talent to lead and grow our portfolio in these important markets.”
An additional underwriter in Miami will be supporting Jaramillo in leading the firm’s building portfolio.