BMS, an independent specialist re/insurance broker, has announced the appointment of Caroline Eyre as Managing Director of Construction, effective April 2023.
She brings to the firm over two decades of experience in the insurance industry. Eyre joins BMS after spending close to four years with Aviva, where she most recently held the role of deputy CUO specialty lines and head of construction & LDI.
Prior to Aviva, she held numerous senior positions in underwriting firms including CNA Hardy and Zurich Insurance, as well as SCOR and Oxygen Insurance.
Eyre has also won two awards at the Women in Insurance Awards 2021 for ‘underwriting professional’ and overall ‘women of the year (large firms)’.
Chris Ritchie, Managing Director of International Direct and Facultative said: “Caroline is an exceptional leader and a recognised expert in the construction sector.
“Encouraging a culture which attracts the most talented people and empowering them to expand their specialist market knowledge is the foundation of our success at BMS. Offering experience and a deep understanding, she is best qualified to continue our strategic expansion across all engineering lines.”
Eyre added: “I am delighted to be joining BMS and working with Chris. Playing a part in the development of the team and expanding BMS to other areas of the construction market is an immensely exciting opportunity for me. Innovation and entrepreneurial thinking are at the forefront of the solutions BMS provides to its clients and I am eager to get started.”