Lockton Re, the reinsurance arm of insurance broker Lockton, has announced that Ben Firshein is set to join its International Property and Casualty (P&C) division.
He arrives from Gen Re, where he most recently served as Head of Specialty, having joined Gen Re in 2007 as an underwriter.
Firshein has held a number of senior casualty underwriting positions during his 13-year career, with a particular focus on treaty, facultative and programs business.
Going forward, he will be based in Lockton Re’s London office, reporting to Carla Moffett, Head of the International P&C division.
“Ben is a great addition to our International P&C team here in London,” said Moffett. “The team has continued to build out as we have found our differentiated approach has attracted both new clients and key hires.”
“Ben’s experience and expertise will also enhance our existing global P&C capability as we work seamlessly and collaboratively with our colleagues in North America,” she added.
“Our focus is on pushing the reinsurance industry forward with an unmatched commitment to client service, creative thinking and groundbreaking technology”.
Keith Harrison, International CEO at Lockton Re, also commented: “We are continuing to attract the best market talent on both sides of the Atlantic and now have over 140 colleagues globally. Building teams with broad capability and experience provides clients with a fully rounded perspective and longer term strategic solutions.”
Harrison continued: “Ben’s enthusiasm, technical expertise and collaborative drive and energy mean he is a fantastic addition to our culture and continued growth. We look forward to welcoming Ben to our expanded team.”