Consilium, an international re/insurance broker and part of the Aventum Group, has announced that James Baird is joining the company in a senior leadership position.
Baird joins the company from Ardonagh-owned Ed Broking, where he was Director of its Strategic Risk Group.
Within his new role at Consilium, Baird will work alongside Aventum’s leadership team, to manage the strategic direction and growth of Consilium globally.
“I’m very excited to welcome James to the Aventum family,” said David Bearman, Chief Executive Officer, Aventum.
“With his leadership skills and particular expertise in the financial lines broking market, he will play a key strategic role in growing our global broking business with retail broking partners and direct policyholder clients. Supported by the board, James will be responsible for bringing Consilium to new territories and product lines and building upon the existing Consilium brand and client base.
“We are committed to growing employee ownership at Aventum – letting talent take the lead and owning a meaningful stake in its success, and this is one of the reasons that James, and other first-class talent in the market right now are joining us. In a world of private equity owned businesses we are the independent insurance group of choice right now with no channel conflict. We are an oasis of difference where entrepreneurs can come and really shape their and our future.”