Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announces the appointment of Ian Wicks as chairman of non-marine reinsurance. Wicks takes up his role with immediate effect and will report to Kieran Angelini-Hurl, CEO of Ed’s reinsurance division.
Wicks brings over forty years of experience in the insurance industry to Ed.He joins from Willis Re, where he served as an executive director within the casualty division. Prior to this Wicks co-founded the broking house Harman Wicks & Swayne Ltd, serving as a director for over two decades. JLT acquired Harman Wicks & Swayne Ltd in 2008, following which Wicks joined the JLT Re Executive committee, was appointed as joint head of non-marine and was also responsible for managing the London-based casualty treaty team. He began his broking career in 1976 at Fenchurch Reinsurance Brokers.
Kieran Angelini-Hurl, said: “I am delighted to welcome Ian to our growing team. He is a true market grandee whose experience is second to none. We are building a reinsurance offering defined by expertise and client service and which act as a clear differentiator from our peers. Ian’s exceptional insight and counsel will further enhance our proposition and I am certain that his influence will have an immediate positive effect.”