Neon hires Charles Boorman as Head of Financial Lines

London Tuesday 01 August, 2017

Neon hires Charles Boorman as Head of Financial Lines

Boorman joins as Neon looks to expand Financial Lines product and geographic offering further

Neon is pleased to announce that Charles Boorman has joined as Head of Financial Lines. Boorman brings 25 years of experience in the industry, most recently at Probitas Syndicate 1492 as Head of Financial Lines. Prior to this, Charles spent over 10 years at QBE, latterly as Head of Financial Lines, and 6 years at Aon, specialising in Commercial D&O and Private Equity.

A prominent figure in the insurance industry, Boorman is a proven thought leader on topics including Employment Practices Liability, D&O, and Transactional Liability.

Neon also announces that Ian West has been appointed Director of Major Client Relations for Casualty Lines, responsible for key strategic relationships and the related underwriting.

Ian also becomes Chairman of the recently acquired Neon Sapphire, subject to regulatory approval.

Martin Reith, Neon Group Chief Executive, commented:

“As the latest in a string of superb hires, Charles’ appointment further reflects our commitment to building a platform centred around underwriting excellence. His leadership will help evolve our already highly successful Financial Lines portfolio to the next stage, diversifying by both product and geography to deliver growth.”

“I am also delighted to announce Ian’s new role as Chairman of our newly acquired Guernsey-based MGA, Neon Sapphire, where he will utilise his extensive experience to help us build out our exciting new platform. In addition, he will work closely with Charles as we refine and evolve our Financial Lines proposition, whilst continuing to support the underwriting, training and development of other underwriters.”




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