Starr Insurance Companies has announced the appointment of Andrew Hopper as head of financial institutions for UK and Europe, effective 3 June 2019.
Based in London, Hopper will be responsible for strategy and profitable growth of the financial institutions division and will report directly to chief underwriting officer (CUO) Liz Ilott.
Hopper brings more than 17 years financial industry insurance experience to the firm and prior to joining Starr he held the position of senior client executive within the FinPro practice at Marsh in London.
Ilott, CUO, Financial Lines, Starr Underwriting Agents Ltd (SUAL), comments: “Andrew brings more than 17 years of financial industry insurance experience on both the broker and carrier sides of the business. He’s developed smart risk management solutions for large financial institutions throughout his career, including banks, asset managers, and life insurance companies, with a solid track record of driving revenue growth for his employers. His leadership will help us to develop new channels and strengthen our client and partner relationships.”