Catherine Barton has been unveiled as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Lloyd’s of London syndicate Talbot Underwriting Ltd, an AIG company.
Barton’s appointment is effective September 28th, 2020 and she will also join the Talbot Board, subject to regulatory approval. She succeeds Nigel Wachman, who retires from Talbot in September 2020 after two decades of service.
She brings extensive insurance and financial experience to the role, most recently serving as Commercial and Finance Director of the UK Bupa business from 2015 to 2017, and General Manager for Bupa Dental Care in 2018. Since 2017, Barton has served as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Sabre Insurance Group plc.
She started her career with Bacon & Woodrow, becoming a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries in 1999, before being made Partner at Deloitte in 2005. From 2005 to 2015, Barton was a partner within the general insurance actuarial team of Ernst & Young LLP.
David Morris, Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Syndicate Active Underwriter at Talbot, commented: “I’m delighted that Catherine is joining Talbot as our CFO. With her broad industry experience, developed in various roles, she will bring new perspectives as a member of our leadership team.”
Barton added: “I’m delighted that Catherine is joining Talbot as our CFO. With her broad industry experience, developed in various roles, she will bring new perspectives as a member of our leadership team.”