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LMA adds six new board members

14th September 2021 - Author: Matt Sheehan

The Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) has appointed six new board members, adding expertise in areas such as digital trading, underwriting leadership, strategy, corporate development, data analysis and syndicate management.

lloyd's-market-association logoThe new board members include Hugh Brennan, CEO of RenaissanceRe Syndicate Management; Dominick Hoare, Group CUO of Munich Re Syndicate; and Kate Markham, CEO of London Market for Hiscox.

Also added to the board are Chris Smelt, Executive Director for Managing Agency Partners; Rachel Turk, Head of Corporate Development at Beazley; and Sarah Willmont, Joint Active Underwriter at Canopius.

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome our highly-regarded and exceptionally capable new members, who bring a wealth of expertise that will be invaluable to the LMA and the wider market,” said LMA Chief Executive Sheila Cameron.

“We are also delighted that, with these appointments, the LMA is closing in on its diversity target, with more than a quarter of our board now made up of women,” Cameron continued.


“Today’s announcement marks a further important step toward achieving a diverse board, in support of broader efforts to attain greater diversity at a market level, and we remain determined to reach our target by the end of 2023.”

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