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John Turner appointed chairman at Ed, Bermuda

  • Publish Date: Posted over 4 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Global (re)insurance brokerage, Ed has appointed John Turner to the newly created role of chairman at Ed Bermuda.

In his new role, Turner will provide hands-on support to realise the potential of the recently formed operation. He will also report to Chris Bonard, chief executive officer (CEO) of Ed Bermuda.

Turner joins the business from Aon, where he most recently served as chairman of Aon Commercial Risk Solutions UK & Americas. He brings more than 40 years’ experience in the (re)insurance market, 30 of which he spent in Lloyd’s broking.

During his tenure he has led teams covering property, casualty, terrorism, power, energy and construction.  

Commenting on the appointment, Bonard said: “It’s fantastic to welcome John to the team; he brings a weight of experience, as well as longstanding relationships with clients and the market. John excels at developing links with clients and carriers, which will be invaluable as we build up our services on the island.”

Turner added: “I’m looking forward to joining Ed in Bermuda, supporting Chris as we build a cross class team of highly motivated professionals, as well as being very much hands on with day to day broking. Ed Bermuda is creating meaningful new capacity as the leading wholesale broker on the island, supported by world class technology. It’s an exciting venture to be part of.”