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Tokio Marine HCC names Heath as new head of delegated property

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

Specialty insurance group, Tokio Marine HCC has appointed Stuart Heath to the new role of head of delegated property, effective 4 November 2019 and Linda Johnson as senior underwriter for delegated property, effective 11 November 2019.

Heath brings over four decades of market experience and will work alongside Simon Button, chief underwriting officer, London Market division of Tokio Marine HCC, International Group and will be responsible for building a new account, focused on UK and European specialty property.

Heath joins from AXIS and prior to that Novae, where he spent ten years and was global head of international property and a member of its executive committee.

Johnson will report to Heath and brings over 35 years’ industry experience to the role. Her career has included roles at Churchill, Equity Red Star and AXIS.

Commenting on the appointments, Button said: “I’m pleased to be working with Stuart and Linda as we build our new delegated property offering.  Stuart has an unrivalled track record of developing successful teams and is off to a great start with Linda’s hire.  I’m confident they will both be invaluable assets as we continue to grow our property business lines at Tokio Marine HCC.”

Barry Cook, chief executive officer of Tokio Marine HCC – International Group, added: “I am delighted to welcome two individuals with such strong industry experience and reputation to our team.  Stuart and Linda’s appointments echo our strategic goals of growing our focused London Market portfolio, and I am looking forward to establishing Tokio Marine HCC further into the property market across the UK and wider Europe.”