Ed, the global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, today announces that Richard Laird has joined as a divisional director in its Risk Solutions division.
Richard is based in London and was previously executive director at Price Forbes Risk Solutions.
Kieran Angelini-Hurll CEO of Reinsurance and Risk Solutions at Ed said, "Richard is a great asset to the team, bringing 20 years' experience in delegated authority business both as an underwriter and broker. His track record in creating ancillary products and placement opportunities will bring great benefits to our clients, particularly on North American focused products."
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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.