Tuesday 15 February 2022 - Company news

Regional Expansion Professional Risks Division

Tokio Marine HCC International has significantly strengthened its UK Professional Risks division with the relocation to two larger premises in Cardiff and Birmingham, as well as a number of new hires and promotions.

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Adam Bradford takes on the role of Underwriting Manager - Professional Risks Midlands and South, to lead and build the Birmingham team. Russell Rees has been promoted to Underwriting Manager to assist with management of the Bristol team. Additionally, the newly opened Cardiff office includes 4 Liability underwriters with ambitious plans for growth.  


Adam Sullivan and Jamie Richardson have recently taken up roles as Development Underwriters in Birmingham. This office now includes a team of 4 Professional Indemnity (PI) underwriters.  


The Manchester office has also expanded its PI and Liability teams. Ian Bush has been hired as Development Underwriter, bringing 20 years of PI experience across a wide variety of professions. Sue McCurdy has been promoted to Development Underwriter and Hayley Livesey has joined as Underwriting Assistant, also bringing 20 years of administration and organisational expertise. Additionally, Jenny Campbell has joined as Underwriter – Liability. The Manchester office now includes 6 PI and 3 Liability underwriters.


The expansion to the Professional Risks division of Tokio Marine HCC International comes at an exciting time as they plan to deliver continued growth within the regions and develop the overall portfolio and proposition.


Andy Macpherson, Regional Underwriting Director – Professional Risks, said, “Tokio Marine HCC’s expansion is a further demonstration of our commitment to the regional broker market. We believe that our brokers are best serviced by underwriters who are based in and understand their local market. This focus on local knowledge is one of the main reasons we produce such consistently strong underwriting results, year after year.”


Tony Browne, Managing Director – Professional Risks, said, “We are really pleased with our current expansion within the regions, and I’m delighted that within this growth we have been able to make internal promotions.”


“Our new hires join what is already a strong and experienced team who have an excellent reputation in the market.”


Tokio Marine HCC is the marketing name used to describe the affiliated companies under the common ownership of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc., a Delaware incorporated insurance holding company. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. Tokio Marine HCC’s major domestic insurance companies have financial strength ratings of “AA- (Very Strong)” from S&P Global Ratings, “A++ (Superior)” from A.M. Best, and “AA- (Very Strong)” from Fitch Ratings; its major international insurance companies have financial strength ratings of “AA- (Very Strong)” from S&P Global Ratings. Tokio Marine HCC is a member of the Tokio Marine Group, a premier global company founded in 1879 with a market capitalization of $34 billion as of December 31, 2018. For more information about Tokio Marine HCC, please visit www.tokiomarinehcc.com.

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