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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

Re/insurance broker Ed to be acquired by BGC Partners

29th October 2018

Global insurance and reinsurance brokerage, Ed, is to be acquired by a subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc., a global broker and financial technology firm, subject to numerous conditions, including regulatory approvals. According to an announcement on the deal, under the terms of the agreement, a BGC subsidiary will acquire 100% of ... Read the full article

Ed to utilise URS’ Risk Explorer modelling software

24th October 2018

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty brokerage, has licensed Ultimate Risk Solutions’ (URS) financial risk modelling software to help design bespoke risk mitigation solutions for its clients. The broker said that using URS’ Risk Explorer software will allow it model its clients’ portfolios and evaluate potential re/insurance structures more quickly ... Read the full article

Ed appoints head of Treaty & Facultative team for Singapore

2nd October 2018

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, has strengthened its Treaty and Facultative team in Singapore with the appointment of Tommy L. Co as Executive Director, effective immediately. Co has 35 years of re/insurance industry experience and joins Ed from ERGO Insurance Singapore, where he most recently served as Chief ... Read the full article

Companies that don’t embrace change face irrelevancy: Ed CEO Steve Hearn

14th September 2018

Companies that fail to embrace new dynamics and “Continue to peddle the old model” will ultimately become redundant, says Steve Hearn, Chief Executive Officer of the London and global insurance and reinsurance brokerage, Ed. In a conversation at the Reinsurance Rendez-vous with Hearn and Kieran Angelini-Hurll, CEO of Reinsurance at Ed, ... Read the full article

Ed expands actuarial team with hires from Argo and AmTrust

5th September 2018

Global reinsurance brokerage, Ed, has hired James Francis from Argo Group and Laura Baird from AmTrust to its actuarial team. Francis brings more than ten years of industry experience to the role, with a focus on capital modelling, reinsurance analytics, as well as expertise in merger and acquisitions (M&A) and Solvency ... Read the full article

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