Lancashire unveils internal appointments

01-09-2017

Lancashire Holdings has announced that it has made three internal promotions to key positions in Bermuda and London.

In Bermuda, James Irvine has been appointed as the deputy chief underwriting officer for Lancashire Insurance Company (LICL), subject to immigration approval.

Irvine joined Lancashire in April 2010 and was previously a senior underwriter in Bermuda with responsibility for LICL’s property reinsurance portfolio. In his new role he will continue to report to chief underwriting officer Sylvain Perrier.

In London, James Flude has been appointed deputy chief underwriting officer for Lancashire Insurance Company and Matthew Westerman is now head of property treaty for Cathedral Syndicate 2010 with effect from 6 April 2018.

Flude joined Lancashire in January 2014 as the head of energy and marine underwriting, having previously worked at the Watkins Syndicate for over 14 years, more recently as an energy underwriter and account manager. He is also an energy class underwriter for Cathedral Syndicate 3010. Flude will continue to report to the chief underwriting officer Hayley Johnston.

Westerman joined Lancashire in July 2012 and is a senior underwriter in Bermuda with responsibility for LICL’s property reinsurance portfolio. In his new role as the Head of Property Treaty for Cathedral Syndicate 2010, Matthew will report to Cathedral Syndicate 2010’s active underwriter, Jon Barnes.

“I would like to congratulate James, James and Matthew on their promotions,” said Paul Gregory Lancashire’s chief underwriting officer. “These are in recognition of their individual efforts, development and progression since joining the Lancashire Group. These promotions demonstrate our continued commitment to developing underwriting talent across the Group.”

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