Thursday 04 May 2023 - Company news

Restructure of London Market teams

London, 4 May 2023

Following a period of sustained growth, Tokio Marine HCC International (TMHCCI), a member of the Tokio Marine group of companies based in Houston, Texas, has moved to restructure its London Market Marine, Energy and Renewables businesses to facilitate future growth and drive greater efficiencies.

As part of this restructure, these lines of business will be brought under one operating structure which will be headed up by the recently-appointed Ben Kinder.

Ben, who has joined the Company from Zurich where he was Head of Energy Casualty, has been appointed to the role of Chief Underwriting Officer for Marine, Energy and Renewables. He has over 25 years’ experience providing risk transfer solutions to global marine and energy companies and has been tasked with creating a more integrated offering across these key lines of business. He will report into Simon Button, Chief Underwriting Officer – London Market.

Commenting on the restructure, Simon Button said: “Our London Market operations are a central component of TMHCCI’s overall business, and they play a key role in the wider market.”

“While we have enjoyed considerable success to date, our ambition is to keep growing, while still providing the same level of expertise and service to clients and brokers alike.”

“The addition of Ben’s formidable skills and experience to the team will allow us to do that.”


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Tokio Marine HCC is a member of the Tokio Marine Group, a premier global company founded in 1879 with a market capitalization of $36 billion as of September 30, 2022. 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

April Fenn
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