LONDON: 29 November 2010
Cooper Gay, the leading independent global wholesale, reinsurance and specialist retail insurance broker, has restructured its London based marine and energy reinsurance team to target continuing growth in market share.
Steven Herbert has been made Head of LMX, Phil Fox becomes Head of UK & Europe and Jim Hamilton-Grant has become Head of International, within the marine & energy reinsurance team. They will report to Andrew Hitchings, Managing Director of Reinsurance at Cooper Gay & Co Ltd.
The internal appointment of these three experienced and highly-skilled individuals from within Cooper Gay's 51-strong reinsurance treaty division, will ensure that the team further enhances its ability to offer excellent client service and response.
Commenting on Cooper Gay's decision to invest in developing its London marine & energy reinsurance team, Toby Esser, Group Chief Executive said: "This restructure is part of our well established strategy of building strong, highly specialised teams to offer first class service to our clients. We are therefore delighted to be able to utilise the wealth of experience that these individuals will bring to their respective positions to seek out and capitalise on new opportunities within this important sector.
"Cooper Gay will continue actively to seek opportunities to further expand the team in order to achieve our stated aim of being the independent treaty reinsurance broker of choice."
For further information, please contact Cooper Gay's press team.
Founded in 1965, Cooper Gay is one of the world's leading independent insurance and reinsurance intermediaries. Headquartered in London, and operating at Lloyd's, Cooper Gay forms part of the Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford Group, the world's largest independent global wholesale and reinsurance broker.
The Group has a global network and truly international reach, with over 1,500 skilled professionals operating from 60 offices across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australasia.