9 June 2014News

Lancashire appoint non-executive director from Man Group

Lancashire has announced the appointment of Peter Clarke as a non-executive director, effective from 9th June 2014.

Previously, Clarke was group chief executive of Man Group plc, a leading provider of alternative investment products and solutions, between April 2007 and February 2013, having joined in 1993.

He was appointed to the board in 1997 and served in a variety of roles, including head of corporate finance and corporate affairs and group company secretary before becoming the group finance director in 2000. During this period he was responsible for investing in and developing one of the leading providers of third party capital insurance and reinsurance products.

Clarke is a qualified solicitor, having practised at Slaughter and May, and has experience in the investment banking industry, working at Morgan Grenfell and Citibank.

Martin Thomas, Lancashire’s chairman, says:

"We are delighted to welcome Peter to Lancashire as a non-executive director. Peter further strengthens the Lancashire board with his broad portfolio of practical leadership skills and experience combined with his intellectual and strategic talents. The board has appointed Peter as a member of our Audit and Investment Committees."