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Canopius names Jennie Rimmer as Head of Tax

28th March 2022 - Author: Katie Baker

Specialty re/insurer Canopius Group has appointed Jennie Rimmer as Head of Tax, where she will report to Chief Financial Officer Gavin Phillips.

Rimmer joins with over 25 years of experience in financial services. Jennie joins from her role as head of group tax at Randall & Quilter (R&Q).

Prior to R&Q, she held the position of group head of tax at Aspen, Lockton and Jardine Lloyd Thompson respectively.

Rimmer chairs the Tax Committee of the Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) and is also a Trustee and Council member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.

Canopius also announced that its outgoing head of tax, Andrew Cohen, will retire after the end of the financial year.

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Phillips said: “Jennie brings a breadth of experience of the Lloyd’s market and has significant knowledge of both UK and international tax jurisdictions, and we believe she will be the perfect cultural fit for Canopius.

“Through all our discussions, Jennie was the individual who most ably articulated how she would balance the role between maintaining our strong tax compliance track record and supporting the broader business growth agenda across all our geographies.”

Michael Watson, Canopius group chairman, said: “I’d like to thank Andrew personally for his dedication and excellent service to Canopius over the past 20 years. We wish him well in retirement.”

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