SCOR Specialty Insurance, a division of global reinsurer SCOR, has announced the appointment of Richard Morris to complete its Marine Specialty product set.
Operating alongside the existing Fine Art and Cargo books, Morris’ account will focus on Jewellers Block & Cash in Transit.
He will be based in London and reports to Gregory Delaisse, Global Head of Marine single risk underwriting.
Morris’ position will come into effect on November 1st. He was previously at Starstone where he led the Specie account. He brings over 30 years of industry experience and is a member of both the London Insurance Specie and Technical Committees.
Gregory Delaisse, Global Head Marine for SCOR Specialty Insurance, commented: “Richard is a great addition to our team. The Specie market is experiencing a true hardening and capacity is becoming increasingly constrained. We now have a leader with over 30 years’ experience & expertise and I look forward to working with him as we identify opportunities for growth.”
Nick Forti, Deputy Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO) for SCOR Specialty Insurance, added: “I am delighted by Richard joining our Lloyd’s platform whilst being part of our global Marine team with access to our SCOR licenses. This completes our Marine offering to both our clients and distribution partners as we continue developing our strategy to build a client- centric, licence-flexile Specialty Insurance platform able to offer leadership solutions across a growing number of products.”