BMS continues to build up its US facultative business with two hires


BMS Group, the independent specialist re/insurance broker, has hired Denny Miller and Jessica Howard as vice presidents in its US facultative division.

Miller joins from Willis Towers Watson where he was a senior property broker since 2015, specialising in property insurance placement and exposure analysis. He has also worked in the US casualty and property market as a property broker at Lockton and Marsh.

Howard has over 10 years’ casualty brokerage experience and joins from Willis Towers Watson where was was assistant vice president, managing multiple lines of casualty insurance portfolios. Between 2010 and 2019 she held a range of senior positions at AmWINS Insurance Brokerage and Liberty Mutual Insurance.

At BMS Miller and Howard are focused on developing the team’s technological and analytical capabilities. The facultative division is also in the process of building a new platform to enhance efficiency and optimise coverage, BMS said. 

Pete Chandler, president and chief executive of BMS’s US reinsurance arm, emphasised the importance of analytical tools in designing facultative solutions. “The personalised service and analytical approach of BMS differentiate us from the rest of the market and help our clients achieve outstanding results,” he said. “Our facultative team has been working closely with our treaty and capital advisory team to deliver comprehensive solutions that help clients meet their goals. 

Rich Macrane and Larry Broadnax also joined BMS earlier this year to lead the US facultative team.

BMS Group, Denny Miller, Jessica Howard, Pete Chandler

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