Ed boosts Bermuda team with Carrie Kelley hire

Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announced the appointment of Carrie Kelley as Executive Vice President, Head of Property Insurance, Bermuda. She will report to Chris Bonard, CEO of Ed Broking’s new Bermuda platform.

Kelley brings more than 16 years of industry experience to Ed, joining from Barbican Underwriting Bermuda, where she was underwriter of the Property D&F portfolio. Prior to Barbican, she held roles as Senior Vice President, Property Broker, at Bowring Marsh Bermuda, Property Facultative Broker at Guy Carpenter Bermuda, and as Vice President & Property Broker at Marsh USA in Chicago.

Bonard said, “We are delighted to have added a producer with Carrie’s market experience and profile to our new Bermuda operation. She has an excellent track record working with complex multi-national accounts from the North American Fortune 1000 and was instrumental in the development of a Middle Market book of business new to the island. She has solid relationships both with clients and the local underwriting community, which will be invaluable as we build out Ed’s independent wholesale broking platform in Bermuda to give our clients access to a marketplace they had not been fully utilizing.”

Kelley said, “Bermuda is an important market that I’ve worked in for many years and know well. Ed is building a new and different operation which will strongly appeal to clients. I am excited to be building a new business and bringing new pipelines of business to the Bermuda market.”

 

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Ardonagh Specialty is the holding company and growth platform for leading independent brokers Besso Insurance, Bishopsgate, Compass London Markets, Ed Broking, Inver Re, Piiq Risk Partners and Price Forbes. Combined, we have 1700 colleagues globally and manage $5 billion in gross written premium.

With a strong presence and deep relationships worldwide, and a steadfast commitment to investing in the best people, markets and technology, together our businesses offer open market programmes, reinsurance and international solutions designed to empower clients to achieve their strategic ambition.

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The Ardonagh Group is the UK’s largest independent insurance distribution platform and a top 20 broker globally. We are collection of best-in-class entrepreneurial and specialist brands with a network of more than 100 locations and a combined workforce of more than 8,000 people. Across our portfolio, we offer a highly diversified range of insurance-related products and services across the full insurance value chain in the UK, Ireland and broader international markets. From complex multinational corporations to individuals purchasing personal insurance policies, our understanding of the communities we serve, together with our scale and breadth, allows us to work with our insurer partners to deliver a broad range of product and risk solutions that meet customer needs. For more information, visit our website: www.ardonagh.com.