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MS Amlin adds Johan Slabbert and Martin Hudson as non-exec directors

18th May 2020 - Author: Luke Gallin

Lloyd’s of London insurer and reinsurer, MS Amlin Underwriting Limited (MS AUL), has announced the addition of Johan Slabbert and Martin Hudson as Non-Executive Directors.

ms-amlin-logoSubject to regulatory approvals, Slabbert will also take on the role of Chairman of the MS AUL Board, succeeding Gilles Bonvarlet, who is set to transition to an Independent Non-Executive Director role.

Hudson is set to assume additional responsibilities as Chairman of the MS AUL Underwriting Committee. At the same time, the company has announced that Non-Executive Director, Derek Thornton, is to retire form the Board.

Slabbert brings more than two decades of international experience in both Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) roles to the firm, and joins MS AUL while serving as Chairman of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company (Europe) Ltd. He started his career at AIG before being appointed as CFO of Chaucer, where he also served as CEO for two years, and serving as Operating Partner and CEO of Augustus Specialty LLC.

Hudson brings three decades of experience to the company, and currently advises Apollo Syndicate Management, Sirius and Old Mutual Specialty Insurance in various non-executive capacities. He previously led Travelers Insurance Company and Old Mutual Specialty Insurance. Previously, Hudson has worked for Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Underwriting at Lloyd’s as Director of Underwriting.

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Tom Clementi, CEO of MS AUL, commented: “I am delighted to announce the appointments of Johan and Martin to MS AUL’s already strong leadership team. They both bring years of market expertise and experience, and strong leadership qualities, that will make an immediate impact at MS Amlin. Today’s announcement reflects the positive momentum underway at MS AUL, following the recent appointment of five senior leaders within the specialty business, which further demonstrates our ability to attract leading industry talent.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Gilles who will continue as a key part of our leadership team, and Derek who retires from the MS AUL board after many years of dedicated service. We wish him the very best for the future.”

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