Global reinsurance brokerage Ed has appointed Richard Laird as a divisional director in its Risk Solutions division, based in London.
Laird previously served as executive director at Price Forbes Risk Solutions, a specialty broker specializing in reinsurance and insurance MGA/Delegated Authority business.
Prior to Price Forbes Risk Solutions, Laird worked at Patriarch Risk Limited as a director, Evolve Brokers Limited as a managing director, and also Chesterfield Insurance Brokers as an assistant director.
Commenting on Laird’s appointment, Kieran Angelini-Hurll, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Reinsurance and Risk Solutions at Ed, said: “Richard is a great asset to the team, bringing 20 years’ experience in delegated authority business both as an underwriter and broker.
“His track record in creating ancillary products and placement opportunities will bring great benefits to our clients, particularly on North American focused products.”