Mar 01, 2017
Talbot Underwriting Announces Appointment of David Morris to Active Underwriter
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 1, 2017--
Talbot Underwriting Ltd. (“Talbot”), a wholly owned subsidiary of
Validus Holdings, Ltd. (“Validus”), is pleased to announce the
appointment of David Morris to the position of Active Underwriter. The
role was previously held by James Skinner, who served as both Active
Underwriter and Chief Underwriting Officer for Talbot. David will report
to James, who will continue as Chief Underwriting Officer.
David brings significant experience to the position, having been with
Talbot since 2002. Previously, he served as Head of Overseas Offices and
Head of International Property in Talbot’s London office, focusing on
the development of Talbot’s business and the operations of its
Prior to this, he was Head of Underwriting at Talbot Risk Services Pte
Ltd in Singapore, where he managed the development of Talbot’s Asia
Pacific business across multiple lines and business functions. He also
spent time in Talbot’s Dubai office as a Senior Underwriter,
establishing business operations in the Middle East and North Africa.
“With over 15 years of expertise in the insurance sector, David has been
instrumental in helping us strengthen our client offerings globally,”
said Peter Bilsby, Chief Executive Officer of Talbot. “We are thrilled
to see him take on this new role within Talbot and look forward to
seeing him continue his advancement as Active Underwriter.”
David began his career in Talbot’s London office, serving as both a
Property Underwriter and a Marine Underwriter. He received his
Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from The University of Durham in 1999 and
received his Master’s Degree in International Relations and Affairs from
The University of Bristol in 2001.
David’s appointment is subject to regulatory approvals.
About Talbot Underwriting Ltd.
Talbot Underwriting Ltd operates within the Lloyd’s insurance market
through Syndicate 1183. Syndicate 1183 focuses on underwriting a number
of specialty classes including marine, aviation, transport, energy,
terrorism, political risk, accident and health, construction,
contingency, financial institutions, property and treaty reinsurance.
About Validus Holdings, Ltd.
Validus Holdings, Ltd. ("Validus") is a holding company for reinsurance
and insurance operating companies and investment advisors including
Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. (“Validus Re”), Talbot Underwriting Ltd.
(“Talbot”), Western World Insurance Group, Inc. (“Western World”) and
AlphaCat Managers, Ltd. (“AlphaCat”).
Validus Re is a Bermuda global reinsurer focused primarily on treaty
reinsurance. Talbot is a specialty insurance group primarily operating
within the Lloyd's insurance market through Syndicate 1183. Western
World is a U.S. specialty lines insurance company focused on excess and
surplus lines. AlphaCat is a Bermuda based investment adviser managing
capital for third parties and Validus in insurance linked securities and
other property catastrophe and specialty reinsurance investments.
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Source: Validus Holdings, Ltd.
Validus Holdings, Ltd.
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