XL Catlin today announced the appointment of Louise Piper as UK Client and Distribution Director, effective September 1st, 2017. In this role, Ms. Piper will be responsible for working with brokers and clients to ensure that XL Catlin continues to provide the right solutions to meet client’s needs.
The UK is a strategic market for XL Catlin with the London insurance market equalling £48.335bn in 2015, according to the International Underwriting Association.
Paul Greensmith, UK Country Leader and Director of London Market Wholesale at XL Catlin, commented: “I am delighted that Louise will be joining us in London. With her considerable experience in underwriting, broking and client management, she is ideally positioned to lead our client and broker team in the UK.”
He added: “Our teams have been working hard to build our reputation in the market, both in terms of performance and client / broker satisfaction. This year’s recent Gracechurch London Insurers Report ranked us first for “placing business” and to “lead new business”. These and other recent awards have been based on the talent of our colleagues, and with Louise joining, we are adding to that talent pool in a critical area of our business.”
Ms. Piper has over 25 years’ experience in insurance. She joins XL Catlin from Willis Towers Watson where she had been Head of UK Retail Broking since 2015. She previously spent 15 years at Marsh Ltd where she held a number of leadership roles including, most recently, Head of National Corporate Placement.