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Rising Edge hires Owen Dacey as Head of Claims

10th September 2021 - Author: Katie Baker

Rising Edge, a London-based directors’ and officers’ (D&O) Managing General Agent (MGA), has appointed Owen Dacey as Head of Claims.

Dacey brings over 10 years of experience managing high value complex D&O claims across the globe and will work as part of the senior management of Rising Edge with responsibility for all claims-related matters.

This will include handling claims (at the outset), reporting to Rising Edge’s stakeholders on claims data, developments, and trends, working with underwriters on wordings and product development, and thought leadership.

Dacey will be responsible for devising and implementing a market leading claims proposition for Rising Edge’s clients and brokers.

He joins from AXA XL where he served as Claims Manager and Regional Practice Leader, Management Liability. Between 2014 and 2019 he held the position of Senior Claims Adjuster, International Financial Lines, UKI at AXA XL.

Prior to joining AXA XL, he served as Team Manager, Complex Financial Lines Claims, UKI, at AIG.

Philippe Gouraud, Chief Executive Officer at Rising Edge commented: “I am delighted to officially welcome Owen on board. His appointment demonstrates Rising Edge’s commitment to excellence in service and attests our ability to handle our clients and brokers needs on an end-to-end basis, from underwriting to claims handling.”

Rising Edge Managing Director Yoel Brightman commented: “By building on Owen’s extensive complex claims experience, we are committed to delivering insight in order to more effectively work with our clients on improving their D&O liability risk profile.”

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