Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announces that it has appointed John Turner as Chairman of Ed Bermuda. Reporting into Chris Bonard, CEO of Ed Bermuda, this newly created role will enable John to provide hands-on support to realise the potential of the recently formed operation.
John joins from Aon, where he was most recently Chairman - Aon Commercial Risk Solutions UK & Americas. He has more than 40 years’ experience in the (re)insurance market, 30 of which have been in Lloyd’s broking. He has led teams covering property, casualty, terrorism, power, energy and construction, giving him both depth and breadth of knowledge across the industry.
Bonard said, “It’s fantastic to welcome John to the team; he brings a weight of experience, as well as longstanding relationships with clients and the market. John excels at developing links with clients and carriers, which will be invaluable as we build up our services on the island.”
Turner said, “I’m looking forward to joining Ed in Bermuda, supporting Chris as we build a cross class team of highly motivated professionals, as well as being very much hands on with day to day broking. Ed Bermuda is creating meaningful new capacity as the leading wholesale broker on the island, supported by world class technology. It’s an exciting venture to be part of.”
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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.