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Ed hires Christina Ong from Howden to Chairman of Ed Asia role

3rd May 2021

Reinsurance, specialty and wholesale brokerage Ed, part of Corant and the broader BGC Partners group, has announced a key hire in Asia, appointing Christina Ong of Howden as its new Chairman of Ed Asia. Located in Singapore, Ong will join Ed Asia immediately and take up the Chairman role, bringing decades ... Read the full article

Ascot Bermuda joins Ed’s TradEd

14th April 2021

Reinsurance broker Ed has announced that Ascot Bermuda has joined its etrading platform TradEd. The portal was launched in April last year and enables its carriers to view submissions and associated risk details, as well as make queries, see material information updates in real time and edit deal documents online. Chris Bonard, ... Read the full article

Andy Neve takes senior energy role at Ed

24th February 2021

Global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker Ed has appointed Andy Neve as a Senior Technical Account Manager within its energy team. Neve joins Ed from Lockton, where he held a Vice President role that involved handling and placing onshore/offshore operational programmes and drilling/service contractor programmes. He specialises in insurance for E&P companies, ... Read the full article

Reinsurance broker Ed hires from Paragon

28th August 2020

Reinsurance, wholesale and speciality broker, Ed, has announced the appointment of John Head as a broker and producer, effective immediately. Head will support the growth of the professional and executive risk portfolio, a key area of focus and development for the global reinsurance broker, and further strengthen the firm’s cyber offering. He ... Read the full article

Ed Broking adds Assad Ulhaq as senior broker, producer

4th August 2020

Global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker Ed has announceed the appointment of Assad Ulhaq as senior broker and producer with immediate effect. In this role Assad will focus on international property facultative reinsurance, primarily in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Assad joins Ed with 10 years of industry experience, having most ... Read the full article

Ed names Robert Coward as Divisional Director, Professional & Executive Risk

15th June 2020

Global, specialty reinsurance brokerage Ed has announced the addition of Robert Coward as Divisional Director in its Professional and Executive Risk team. The appointment of Coward, a qualified corporate lawyer, is effective immediately, and in his new role he reports to Niraj Perera, Head of Transactional Risk. It's expected that his legal ... Read the full article

Reinsurance broker Ed launches TradEd in Bermuda

18th May 2020

Global reinsurance brokerage Ed has announced that its TradEd platform is now available to both carriers and clients in Bermuda. The TradEd electronic trading platform is used in-house by BGC insurance companies across the world, designed to enable a seamless placement of risk for all parties involved. An announcement on the external ... Read the full article

Ed names Brett Hatton as Divisional Director, Downstream Energy

13th May 2020

Global reinsurance brokerage Ed has bolstered its downstream energy team with the addition of Brett Hatton as Divisional Director, Downstream Energy, effective September 2020. In his new role, Hatton will be based in London and will report to Jon Parker, who leads the broker's downstream energy team. Hatton joins the firm from ... Read the full article

Ed hires Kellie Christian as Professional & Executive Risk broker in Jersey

3rd February 2020

Ed Group, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty lines broker, has announced the hiring of Kellie Christian in Jersey, who joins the firm as a Divisional Director in its Professional & Executive Risk team. Christian will will be based in Jersey for Ed and report directly to Nick Bachmann, Divisional Director, ... Read the full article

Jennifer D’Arcy joins Ed as EVP, Head of Facultative Reinsurance

18th July 2019

Jennifer D'Arcy has joined global reinsurance brokerage Ed as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Head of Facultative Reinsurance, reporting to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ed's reinsurance broking business, Kieran Angelini-Hurll. She joins the global broker from Price Forbes, where she most recently served as Executive Director, Head of Cargo Reinsurance. ... Read the full article

Ed bolsters Credit, Political Risks & Surety Solutions team in Asia Pacific

1st April 2019

Reinsurance broker Ed has appointed Abhishek Chhajer as Head of Credit, Political Risks and Surety Solutions, Asia Pacific. Chhajer’s appointment is effective April 1 and will see him based in Singapore. He reports to Stephen Britten, the company’s Chief Executive Officer of Asia Pacific. He brings more than 16 years industry experience ... Read the full article

Ed appoints new London CEO as Hearn named head of BGC’s insurance division

10th December 2018

Global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, Ed, has appointed Andrew Draycott Chief Executive Officer (CEO) designate of Ed Broking in London, with current Group CEO of Ed Broking, Steve Hearn, set to become the new head of BGC Partners' insurance division. Draycott's appointment remains subject to regulatory approvals and he is ... Read the full article

Ed Broking plans to open Bermuda office in 2019

10th December 2018

Ed Broking, the globally active reinsurance, wholesale and specialty insurance broker, is planning to open its first office in Bermuda in 2019, the latest expansion for the firm. Ed Broking is already active across Europe, Asia and the United States, with offices in London, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Paris, ... Read the full article

Ed appoints Willis Re’s Jo Kendall as Head of Cat & Exposure Management

6th December 2018

Global re/insurance broker Ed has announced the appointment of Jo Kendall as Head of Catastrophe & Exposure Management. Kendall, who brings 15 years of industry experience to the role, will be reporting to the Group Chief Actuary, Jonathan Tilman. She joins from Willis Re, where she led the London specialty cat modelling ... Read the full article

Brokers’ cost model is not sustainable, says Ed CEO Steve Hearn

7th November 2018

Brokers have an essential role in the value chain and there are huge opportunities for intermediaries going forward, but seizing them will require companies to rethink unsustainable cost models and commission fees, according to Steve Hearn, CEO of global re/insurance broker Ed. Speaking during a presentation at Lloyd’s of London, Hearn ... Read the full article

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