19 October 2016News

Hamilton Underwriting hires former Navigators marine liability underwriter

Hamilton Underwriting, the Lloyd’s operations of Hamilton Insurance Group, has appointed Mark Appleton to the position of head of marine liability.

Appleton reports to Trevor Carvey, active underwriter and head of treaty of Hamilton Underwriting.

Appleton, who has 21 years of experience in the industry, joins Hamilton Underwriting from The Navigators Group, where he was syndicate marine liability class underwriter and energy liability underwriter.

He began his career in 1995 with the Liverpool & London P&I Club, then moved to the Shipowners’ P&I Club and brokers Smith Bilbrough, before joining The Navigators Group in 2007.

“As we continue to build a diverse and balanced portfolio of business, we see profitable opportunities in Marine and have applied to Lloyd’s for permission to write this class of business in 2017,” said Dermot O’Donohoe, CEO of Hamilton Underwriting.

“I am delighted that we have been able to attract a talented insurance professional like Mark to our team of market-leading underwriters and we look forward to bringing this business to the market in 2017.”