Gallagher the global (re)insurance brokerage appoints John Farley as managing director and leader of the broker’s cyber practice.
He joined the company in March 2019 to lead its Cyber Practice where it will see him develop executive strategy for cyber insurance and related business lines across the U.S., London and Australia.
In his new role he will also be responsible for client retention, product, market and business development, peer review of select client programmes, as well as recruitment, training, development, mentoring, and the retention of broker colleagues.
Farley brings 27 years of insurance industry experience to the role, providing extensive knowledge assisting clients across all industries in understanding and navigating cyber market dynamics. His experience also includes offering guidance on emerging regulatory risk, cyber-attack techniques, cyber risk prevention and data breach cost mitigation strategies.
Prior to Gallagher, Farley was vice president, cyber risk consulting practice leader at HUB International.