Ed bolsters professional & executive risk team and cyber offering

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announces the appointment of John Head as a broker and producer with immediate effect.  John will support the growth of the professional and executive risk portfolio, a key area of focus and development for Ed, and further strengthen the firm’s cyber offering.

John joins Ed from Paragon International Insurance where, since 2018, he has been building an impressive reputation as a cyber and technology E&O broker with a primary focus on the US wholesale market. John began his insurance career in underwriting in 2015, working with the financial lines team at Antares.

Henry Warner, Divisional Director – Cyber at Ed said: "The cyber market is increasingly becoming more complex and clients, more than ever, need us to expertly navigate the current challenging market for them. John’s experience in the wholesale cyber market as well as his proven ability to provide bespoke solutions to clients ranging from SMEs to large corporations, will be hugely beneficial. We look forward to working with him."

 

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