Guy Carpenter announced the appointment of Simon Smith as Head of EMEA & International P&I Business, effective September 1.
Mr. Smith will be responsible for all the Global Marine & Energy team’s activities in the region and will also oversee all International P&I business. He will be based in London and will report to James Summers, Head of Global Marine & Energy.
Mr. Smith has 30 years of experience in the marine market and was previously Executive Vice President at Skuld Services Limited responsible for business development, as well as being a member of the firm’s Management Board. Prior to this, Mr. Smith was a senior broker in the marine reinsurance sector for over 20 years.
Commenting on the appointment, Summers said: “We are delighted to be adding Simon to our Global Marine & Energy leadership team. He brings a wealth of knowledge from a regional standpoint and we believe that along with the rest of our International team helps ensure a first class proposition for our clients and prospects in the region. In addition, Simon’s vast network of contacts across the P&I sector will assist us greatly in expanding our existing portfolio in the coming years.”