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Ed Broking

Ed appoints Henry Warner as Cyber Broker/Producer

30th January 2018

Global reinsurance broker Ed as announced the hiring of Henry Warner as Cyber Broker/Producer, effective immediately, and reporting to Divisional Director, Professional and Executive Risks (ProEx), James Baird. He started his career with Marsh as a client advisor for both cyber and professional indemnity risks, and joins the firm from SafeOnline, ... Read the full article

Ed names Heather Clarkson as Managing Director of Marine

22nd December 2017

Ed has announced the appointment of Heather Clarkson, who joins from a role as Chief Broking Officer of Marine and Head of Hull at Aon Risk Solutions, to Managing Director of Marine with effect from 2nd January 2018. Clarkson boasts over three decades of insurance experience, including having served on a ... Read the full article

Ed names Minesh Jani named CEO of MENA & India

19th September 2017

Global reinsurance brokerage, Ed, has named Minesh Jani as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MENA, India and Indian sub-continent. He joins the broker from Aashvaasanam Analytics Limited in Mumbai, a company which he founded in order to support the development of a global reinsurance operation. Before founding Aashvaasanam Analytics, Jani ... Read the full article

Efficiently marrying capital to the customer is an intermediary model: Steve Hearn, Ed.

14th September 2017

Steve Hearn, the Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of reinsurance broker Ed., in an interview with Reinsurance News, recently discussed the role and relevance of the broker in a rapidly changing risk transfer industry. Speaking to Reinsurance News at the annual meeting of the reinsurance industry in Monte-Carlo, Hearn underlined disruption ... Read the full article

Ed receives Guernsey license, appoints Nick Bachmann from Willis to direct expansion

7th September 2017

International wholesale and specialty reinsurance brokerage, Ed, has received a commercial insurance intermediary license by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, and also announced the appointment of Nick Bachmann, as it expands its offering on the island. Bachmann joins Ed from rival insurance and reinsurance broker, Willis Towers Watson, and will assume ... Read the full article

Choolhun joins Ed from RKH Specialty as a Divisional Director

18th July 2017

International reinsurance broker, Ed, has named Roshan Choolhun Divisional Director of its Accident & Health (A&H) and Contingency operations. As part of his new role at Ed, Choolhun will be tasked with growing the firm's A&H and Contingency business with a focus on expanding the company's presence in the Middle East, ... Read the full article

Jonathan Tilman announced as Ed’s Chief Actuary

6th July 2017

International reinsurance brokerage, Ed, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Tilman from Charles Taylor Managing Agency, as Chief Actuary. Tilman will take up the position during the final quarter of this year, and brings more than 30 years of London market experience, and 20 years of executive management experience to the new ... Read the full article

Ed hires James Blacker as MD property and casualty from AJG

28th June 2017

Reinsurance brokerage Ed has announced the hiring of James Blacker from rival Arthur J Gallagher, who will join the firm as managing director of its property and casualty P&C division. Blacker will begin in the role in December and will report to Chris Bonard, CEO of Ed Specialty. He has more than ... Read the full article

Ed makes five appointments as it expands professional and executive risks business

20th June 2017

Reinsurance broker Ed has made five new appointments as it looks to expand its professional & executive risk operations, which will be led by Paul Richards as Managing Director. The broker has named James Baird as Director, Neal Hughes as Divisional Director, Rupert Alabaster as Divisional Director, and James Faith as Producer/Broker. Chris ... Read the full article

Ed’s German subsidiary, Junge & Co, announces new CEO

14th June 2017

German-based maritime sector-focused insurance broker Junge & Co, a fully owned subsidiary of insurance and reinsurance brokerage Ed Broking Group, has named Olaf Fölsch as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Fölsch replaces Ulfert Paulsen, who has retired after spending more than 28 years with the firm. Previously Managing Director of Junge ... Read the full article

Ed appoints Chairman & CEO for Latin America reinsurance broking growth

8th June 2017

Reinsurance broker Ed today announced the appointments of Mike Hernandez to the role of Chairman and Agustin de Freitas as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ed Broking LatAm. They will take up their roles with immediate effect. Commenting on the appointments, Steve Hearn, CEO, said; “The opportunity in LatAm is clear. This ... Read the full article

Ed appoints Ian Wicks to non-marine reinsurance chairman

6th June 2017

Reinsurer and specialty broker Ed has bolstered its reinsurance division with the appointment of Ian Wicks as chairman of non-marine reinsurance, who joins from Willis Re. Wicks will take up his role with immediate effect, reporting to Kieran Angelini-Hurl, CEO of Ed’s reinsurance division. Commenting on the appointment, Angelini-Hurl said; “I am delighted to ... Read the full article

Ed names John Plummer as Chairman of P&C

26th April 2017

International reinsurance brokerage Ed has announced the appointment of John Plummer as Chairman of its Property & Casualty (P&C) division, effective immediately. Plummer brings more than 30 years of insurance industry experience to Ed, and joins the firm from Howden where he held the position of Managing Director for the North American Property ... Read the full article

Ed appoints Merrick as Head of Legal, Risk and Compliance

23rd March 2017

Global reinsurance broker Ed has named Joanne Merrick as Head of Legal, Risk and Compliance, a role she will start from June. Merrick has over twenty years of legal experience in the insurance and reinsurance sector, most recently gained at reinsurer Gen Re where she was regional general counsel for fifteen ... Read the full article

Ed brokers re/insurance for Iranian gas field projects

20th February 2017

Ed Broking, the London and global insurance and reinsurance brokerage, has completed the first arrangements in Iran that will see London market re/insurance capacity backing energy industry projects in the country since sanctions were in place. Since sanctions were eased in January it has now become possible for London market re/insurers ... Read the full article