Property catastrophe-focused reinsurance broker COIN Re has announced the appointment of Andy Crichton as Executive Vice President, effective 7 December 2018.
Crichton will be based in London and will manage COIN Re’s reinsurance marketing and placement strategy.
“We are delighted to have Andy on board,” said COIN Re Chief Executive Officer Ted Blanch.
“His market intelligence, based on more than 25 years of high-level broking and underwriting, will provide COIN Re with a level of perspective and expertise rarely found in the brokerage business.”
Prior to joining COIN Re, Crichton held senior underwriting positions at a number of reinsurance companies worldwide.
During 11 years in Bermuda, he served as Vice President, XL Re, Senior Class Underwriter, Catlin Insurance and Vice President Americas Property Catastrophe, Endurance Specialty.
He started his career as a property retrocession broker for Willis Re and later as a property treaty underwriter for Ascot Syndicate at Lloyds.
Crichton joins COIN Re from Barbican Syndicate where he served as Property Treaty Underwriter.
“On behalf of everyone at COIN,” added Blanch, “we look forward to having Andy join our company. He will be integral to our broking process and help ensure that we deliver on our promise to secure the best possible terms for our clients.”