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Hive Aero hires Andrew Webster & David Adcock to aviation team

  • Publish Date: Posted over 3 years ago
  • Author:by Alan Jarque

Managing general agent, Hive Aero announced the appointments of Andrew Webster as class underwriter and David Adcock as head of aviation claims, effective 1 October 2020.

Both will be based in London and report to Bruce Carman, chief operating officer.

Webster will be responsible for the Aviation Hull and Liabilities (All Risks) account and Adcock will manage and oversee Aviation claims.

Webster joins Hive Aero with 17 years’ experience, coming from MS Amlin where he was senior underwriter - aviation, specialising in the Aerospace class. Prior to joining MS Amlin in 2017, he worked at Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company, Catlin Underwriting and Wellington Underwriting.

Meanwhile, Adcock joins the firm on the back of a career spanning five decades in the London insurance market, most recently as an executive loss adjuster – aviation at Chubb. Prior to that, he spent 25 years at Jardine Insurance Brokers and 10 years at Marsh.

Webster said: “I am very excited to be joining Hive Aero at this dynamic stage of their growth and development. Hive Aero is extremely well positioned to broaden and strengthen its offering and proposition to the Aviation market.”

Adcock added: “I’m delighted to be joining Hive Aero at this exciting time in the development of the company. I’m looking forward to building out the claims service for Hive Aero’s Aviation All Risks venture.”

Bruce Carman, chief underwriting officer of Hive Aero, commented: “It gives me enormous pleasure to welcome both Andrew and David to the team here at Hive Aero. Andrew’s leadership qualities and underwriting skillset, together with David’s unrivalled Aviation Claims experience will be of enormous benefit to Hive Aero and further serves to demonstrate our commitment to the Aviation sector.”