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Marsh Specialty adds leaders to UK Marine & Cargo Practice

15th September 2021 - Author: Matt Sheehan

Insurance broker and risk advisor Marsh has announced the appointments of Sarah Dyer as Head of Logistics and Nick Adams as Business Development Leader within Marsh Specialty’s UK Marine & Cargo Practice.

Marine shipping reinsuranceBased in London, Dyer will report to Louise Nevill, CEO, UK Marine & Cargo Practice, and Adams will report to Mark Cracknell, Head of Protection & Indemnity (P&I).

Dyer has over 30 years’ experience as a broker and underwriter, and returns to Marsh from AIG, where she was UK Head of Marine.

She previously worked for Marsh as a freight liability broker, spent 10 years at Aon, as a Client Director engaged in supply chain and freight forwarding risks, and also served at a logistics company for 12 years.

In her new role, she will support wholesale and retail logistics businesses globally in managing their insurance and risk portfolios.


Adams, meanwhile, will focus on supporting Greek marine clients with their insurance and risk management programmes and will work closely with Nikos Rekantzis, Head of Marine, Marsh Specialty, Greece.

Prior to joining Marsh, Adams had spent more than 12 years with the Onassis Group as a Director of Olympic Agencies (UK) in London. A qualified solicitor, he previously worked as a Claims Manager in the Swedish P&I Club’s Greek Office.

“Shipping remains the backbone of world trade and underpins the global economy,” said Nevill. “Sarah and Nick are highly experienced and talented individuals who excel in advising organisations with complex marine insurance and freight logistics risks on their insurance requirements. Their expertise will be invaluable to our marine clients; we are excited to welcome them aboard.”

Marsh Specialty’s UK Marine & Cargo advisors work with marine, shipping, and logistics organisations around the world to help them reduce their risk exposures and navigate business-related challenges.

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