Ascot appoints CFO and COO

October 18, 2017

Ascot Group has named Joe Roberts as chief financial officer whilst promoting Rob Dimsey to the position of chief operating officer.

Roberts joins from Ironshore, where he was CFO and a member of the executive team from 2013. Before that, he was CFO at Alterra Capital Holdings.

Dimsey joined Ascot Underwriting in 2003, moving up to the position of COO and becoming a board member of Ascot Underwriting in 2008.  His promotion to COO of Ascot Group is effective immediately.

Commenting on the appointments, Ascot Group chief executive Andrew Brooks said Roberts’ experience will be invaluable as the firm eyes expansion.

He added that Dimsey’s promotion was a "natural progression" of his Ascot career.