International reinsurance brokerage Ed has announced the appointment of John Plummer as Chairman of its Property & Casualty (P&C) division, effective immediately.
Plummer brings more than 30 years of insurance industry experience to Ed, and joins the firm from Howden where he held the position of Managing Director for the North American Property and Casualty unit.
Before joining Howden Plummer worked at Benfield Group and led the company’s direct and facultative team. Plummer also served as Managing Director at Fenchurch Group.
Commenting on his new role, Plummer said; “Ed has a clear and ambitious strategy which will increasingly set it apart in our market. I am delighted to be joining the business at such a formative point in its history and look forward to being a part of its future success.”
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ed Specialty, Chris Bonard, said; “John is highly regarded as a P&C specialist and is an excellent addition to our senior team. He brings an exceptional track record and breadth of knowledge of our key growth markets that will be essential in developing and broadening our expertise.
“His appointment marks a significant investment in our P&C capabilities and I am confident that his insight and counsel will be invaluable as we continue to carve out our position as the leading independent wholesale broker in the P&C space. I am very pleased to welcome him to Ed.”