Tuesday 30 April 2024 - Company news

Tokio Marine HCC International announces Ros Breese to lead global media team

London, 30 April 2024

Tokio Marine HCC International (TMHCCI), a member of the Tokio Marine HCC (TMHCC) group of companies, has announced the creation of a Global Media division dedicated to underwriting risks operating in the Media, Film, Television and Events sector.


To lead the team, Ros Breese has been promoted to Underwriting Director – Media, Film & TV, reporting directly to Tony Browne, Managing Director - Professional Risks. Ros joined TMHCC in 2018 and has been responsible for underwriting and managing the Media, Film & TV Professional Indemnity portfolio in the UK. She has over 25 years’ experience in the industry and has held senior roles at Beazley, Hiscox and Markel.

The new Global unit incorporates our specialist Media Property and Liability underwriting team and is backed by many years of profitable growth and outstanding underwriting performance. This will enable Ros and her team to develop further its UK and overseas portfolio.

Tony Browne, Managing Director - Professional Risks at TMHCCI, said: “I am thrilled to announce Ros’ promotion, her expertise and passion for the sector has enabled us to grow our book significantly over the past six years. This change will allow our Media proposition to thrive internationally and establish ourselves as market leaders for this segment.”

“The Media industry faces unique challenges and requires expert underwriting knowledge and there is no doubt that Ros is the perfect candidate to lead this team as it continues to grow and cement our position in the market.” 


Tokio Marine HCC is a member of the Tokio Marine Group, a premier global company founded in 1879 with a market capitalization of $49 billion as of December 31, 2023. 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 ‘A+’ (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 ‘A+’ (Strong) from S&P Global Ratings. 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. For more information about Tokio Marine HCC, please visit www.tokiomarinehcc.com.


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