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BMS hires senior financial lines broker Kennell-Webb in Australia

3rd February 2020 - Author: Steve Evans

BMS has continued to expand its footprint in the Australian insurance and reinsurance market, announcing the addition of senior financial lines broker Kirsty Kennell-Webb.

kirsty-kennell-webb-bmsSpecialist insurance and reinsurance broker BMS said that Kennell-Webb will be based in its Sydney office once here current contractual obligations are fulfilled.

Kennell-Webb has more than 12 years’ of experience in the insurance and risk market, working on both Australia and the UK.

Before joining BMS, she has worked in a range of broking roles, advising on directors & officers liability, professional indemnity, mergers & acquisitions and other financial lines products.

Her most recent position was with Gallagher’s, where she worked for almost eight years, prior to which she worked at Lockton.

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Kennell-Webb’s client base tends to be in the financial institution space, including fund managers, corporate advisory firms, stockbrokers, private equity firms, stock exchanges and fintechs.

Andrew Godden, CEO of BMS Australia, commented on the hire, “At BMS, our international offices work together to offer our clients unparalleled access to global markets and products. Kirsty’s expertise in financial lines will work in tandem with BMS globally including our recently launched M&A division in London. Her client-focussed approach and international market experience will also contribute greatly to the Australian team and our growing business.

Our Australian Team has gone from strength to strength in the past few years. As we continue building our Australian platform, we are pleased to be attracting the finest talent and we are excited to have Kirsty on board.”

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