Guy Carpenter announced today the appointment of Henry Lawrence as a Managing Director, GC Fac UK, effective August 17.
Mr. Lawrence will be responsible for the US region at GC Fac UK. This is a new position that forms part of a wider realignment process currently being implemented across the division. This process will see the structuring of product teams around geographic regions to ensure the delivery of client-centric solutions which precisely reflect the unique exposure dynamics of each territory. Based in London, Mr. Lawrence will report to Dominic Samengo-Turner, Global Head of Facultative, Guy Carpenter.
Mr. Lawrence has nearly 30 years of experience in the facultative market with a particular focus on North American property. He joins Guy Carpenter from Willis Towers Watson, where he was Managing Director and Global Head of Broking, Facultative, having spent his entire career to date at the company.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Samengo-Turner said: “We are currently evolving the structure of our UK Facultative operations to ensure greater geographic and product alignment, and the development of highly customized facultative products that offer our clients a more expansive range of solutions. Henry is the perfect candidate to lead activities in the United States for GC Fac UK and is a fantastic addition to the global Facultative team.”
James Nash, CEO, International, Guy Carpenter, added: “The breadth of experience and market understanding that Henry has developed over nearly 30 years positions him extremely well to help guide our UK Facultative teams to greater success in the US as we see significant demand for innovative facultative solutions coming from the region.”