Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announces the appointment of Jennifer D’Arcy to the new role of Executive Vice President and Head of Facultative Reinsurance. She will report to Kieran Angelini-Hurll, CEO of Ed’s reinsurance broking operations.
Jennifer comes to Ed with more than 17 years of industry experience, joining from Price Forbes, where she was Executive Director - Head of Cargo Reinsurance. Prior to that, she held roles at R.K. Harrison as Associate Director in their Marine Cargo Practice, and at Marsh, Willis, and Gibbs Hartley Cooper. She holds Fellowship of the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Angelini-Hurll said, “Fac business is a core area for Ed, and Jennifer is the ideal individual to drive its growth among new and potential clients. She is a proven producer with an enormous network spanning the world, which will be of great value not only to Ed, but especially to clients seeking an alternative approach to the market.”
D’Arcy said, “I am excited to be joining a wholesale broker with a solid vision of how to serve clients better. Ed is refreshing.”
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Ed is owned by The Ardonagh Group, the largest independent insurance broker in the UK.
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.
The Ardonagh Group
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.