New York, Nov. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Beazley has appointed Reese Lever as the company’s US marine underwriter in the South West region.
Reese joins Beazley’s office in Houston, Texas, from QBE where he was a vice president, marine, based in the same city.
A seasoned all lines marine underwriter, he is responsible for the development of the portfolio in the South West US. He will be targeting growth across a wide range of marine classes including primary and excess marine liabilities, hull and P&I.
He previously held senior underwriting roles at Zurich and Great American Insurance. This followed a career as a deck officer with Military Sealift Command and he is a graduate of United States Merchant Marine Academy in New York.
Stephen Vivian, head of US marine at Beazley, said: “It is a pleasure to welcome Reese to our team, as we continue to build out our US marine platform. Along with his product knowledge and underwriting experience, Reese will leverage his relationships with producers and brokers to develop a comprehensive, profitable book of marine business in the region.”
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Beazley plc (BEZ.L) is the parent company of specialist insurance businesses with operations in Europe, the US, Canada, Latin America, Asia and Australia. Beazley manages six Lloyd’s syndicates and in 2017 underwrote gross premiums worldwide of $2,344 million. All Lloyd’s syndicates are rated A by A.M. Best.
Beazley’s underwriters in the United States focus on writing a range of specialist insurance products. In the admitted market, coverage is provided by Beazley Insurance Company, Inc., an A.M. Best A rated carrier licensed in all 50 states. In the surplus lines market, coverage is provided by the Beazley syndicates at Lloyd’s.
Beazley is a market leader in many of its chosen lines, which include professional indemnity, property, marine, reinsurance, accident and life, and political risks and contingency business.
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