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Coverys appoints Robert Forster as director of underwriting

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

Coverys Managing Agency has named Robert Forster as the new director of underwriting succeeding Phil Sloan who is due to retire from the position, effective June 2020.

Forster brings over three decades of specialist underwriting experience to Coverys and most recently served as chief underwriting officer and active underwriter of Novae Syndicate 2007.

Robin McCoy, CEO, said: “Rob is a terrific addition to our senior team, and I am very pleased to welcome him to Coverys. He is the ideal candidate to maintain and build on our success to date and to help continue to drive this business forward. He is renowned as an excellent underwriter with a clear entrepreneurial approach and strategic ability. These characteristics will be key to realising our ambitions for Coverys in the Lloyd’s market.”

Forster added: “In a crowded space, Coverys has forged its market-leading position through the quality of its specialist expertise and underwriting strategy. I am looking forward to joining Coverys’ excellent team and developing our underwriting capacity further.”