July 20, 2020
Guy Carpenter, the reinsurance subsidiary of global brokerage Marsh has announced three senior appointments within its GC Fac team to form part of a wider realignment process.
The firm states that the process will see the structuring of product teams around geographic regions to ensure the delivery of client-centric solutions which precisely reflect the unique exposure dynamics of each territory.
Stephen Wilkins has been appointed head of UK Property and Paul Hargis has been named deputy head of UK Property. Both will be based in London and Wilkins will report to Richard Della, head of Property, GC Fac.
Also, within the property team, James Goodwin has been appointed head of Power and Mining. Based in London, Goodwin will report to Dominic Samengo-Turner, global head of Facultative, Guy Carpenter.
Wilkins brings 24 years of (re)insurance industry experience to the role with a focus on global property. Most recently, he was a senior vice president at Lockton Companies, having spent 14 years at the company.
Hargis joins the business from Willis Towers Watson where he was previously head of UK and rest of world within the firm’s facultative division. He brings over two decades of industry experience, including 16 years in the UK facultative sector.
Goodwin has over 23 years of industry experience, most recently at Willis Towers Watson where he served a global head of broking for Natural Resources, Facultative.
During his career, he has also worked at Lockton Companies, Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Heath Lambert.
Commenting on the appointments, Samengo-Turner said: “At GC Fac, our clients benefit from the breadth of experience across our teams that ensures the consistent delivery of innovative solutions to their fast-evolving challenges. The appointments of Paul, Steve and James will add yet further depth to our facultative proposition as demands increase during a time of substantial change in the marketplace.”