John Turner appointed Chairman of Ed Bermuda

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announces that it has appointed John Turner as Chairman of Ed Bermuda.  Reporting into Chris Bonard, CEO of Ed Bermuda, this newly created role will enable John to provide hands-on support to realise the potential of the recently formed operation. 

John joins from Aon, where he was most recently Chairman - Aon Commercial Risk Solutions UK & Americas.  He has more than 40 years’ experience in the (re)insurance market, 30 of which have been in Lloyd’s broking.  He has led teams covering property, casualty, terrorism, power, energy and construction, giving him both depth and breadth of knowledge across the industry.

Bonard said, “It’s fantastic to welcome John to the team; he brings a weight of experience, as well as longstanding relationships with clients and the market. John excels at developing links with clients and carriers, which will be invaluable as we build up our services on the island.”

Turner said, “I’m looking forward to joining Ed in Bermuda, supporting Chris as we build a cross class team of highly motivated professionals, as well as being very much hands on with day to day broking. Ed Bermuda is creating meaningful new capacity as the leading wholesale broker on the island, supported by world class technology.  It’s an exciting venture to be part of.”

 

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