Global re/insurance broker Marsh has announced the appointment of Louise Nevill as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Marsh JLT Specialty’s UK Marine & Cargo business.
Nevill is due to join the firm early next year, arriving from Gard (UK) Ltd, where she has led the marine underwriting team as Vice President.
She has previously served as the Director of Underwriting at WRB Underwriting, Lloyd’s Syndicate 1967, before which she was Head of Marine and Energy at Talbot Underwriting.
In her new role, Nevill will be responsible for overall responsibility for Marsh JLT Specialty’s UK marine and cargo insurance broking team, consisting of over 200 colleagues in London, Norwich, and Birmingham.
In this capacity, she will report to Paul Moody, UK CEO, Marsh JLT Specialty and Marcus Baker, Global Head of Marine & Cargo, Marsh JLT Specialty.
“Louise is one of the marine insurance industry’s most respected practitioners and we are delighted to welcome her to the team,” said Moody.
“Her industry knowledge and insight will be invaluable to our clients and colleagues as we continue to build out our proposition to meet the changing needs of the marine industry,” he added.
Baker also commented: “The nature of marine insurance means London is a globally significant market. Marsh JLT Specialty offers exciting opportunities for experts in this highly specialist field.”
“Louise’s depth of experience and relationships in London and beyond are a perfect fit for our UK marine business,” Baker explained. “She will be instrumental in delivering the risk and insurance services our clients need to navigate the increasingly challenging risks they now face.”