Ed appoints John Plummer as Chairman of Property & Casualty

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announces the appointment of John Plummer as Chairman of Property & Casualty. Plummer takes up his role with immediate effect.

Plummer brings over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry to Ed. He joins from Howden, where he served as managing director for the North American property and casualty division. Prior to that he led the direct and facultative team at Benfield Group. He started his career at Fenchurch Group where he was managing director.

Chris Bonard said: “John is highly regarded as a P&C specialist and is an excellent addition to our senior team. He brings an exceptional track record and breadth of knowledge of our key growth markets that will be essential in developing and broadening our expertise. His appointment marks a significant investment in our P&C capabilities and I am confident that his insight and counsel will be invaluable as we continue to carve out our position as the leading independent wholesale broker in the P&C space. I am very pleased to welcome him to Ed.”

Plummer added: “Ed has a clear and ambitious strategy which will increasingly set it apart in our market. I am delighted to be joining the business at such a formative point in its history and look forward to being a part of its future success.”