(Re)insurance broker Marsh, has appointed Louise Nevill as chief executive officer for Marsh JLT Specialty’s UK Marine & Cargo business.
Nevill is expected to join the firm early next year and will report to Paul Moody, UK CEO, Marsh JLT Specialty and Marcus Baker, global head of marine & cargo, Marsh JLT Specialty.
In her new role she will assume overall responsibility of Marsh JLT Specialty’s marine and cargo insurance broking teams, consisting of over 200 colleagues in London, Norwich and Birmingham.
Nevill joins from Gard (UK) Ltd, where she led the marine underwriting team as vice president. Prior to this she was director of underwriting at WRB Underwriting, Lloyd’s Syndicate 1967 and before that she served as head of marine and energy at Talbot Underwriting.
Commenting on the appointment, Moody said: “Louise is one of the marine insurance industry’s most respected practitioners and we are delighted to welcome her to the team. Her industry knowledge and insight will be invaluable to our clients and colleagues as we continue to build out our proposition to meet the changing needs of the marine industry.”
Baker added: “The nature of marine insurance means London is a globally significant market. Marsh JLT Specialty offers exciting opportunities for experts in this highly specialist field. Louise’s depth of experience and relationships in London and beyond are a perfect fit for our UK marine business. She will be instrumental in delivering the risk and insurance services our clients need to navigate the increasingly challenging risks they now face.”