Industrial Insurance Company HDI-Gerling, which is based in the UK, has appointed James Blanco to the position of Senior Liability Underwriter in London.
He joins HDI-Gerling from the HCC Syndicate at Lloyds where he was International Casualty Underwriter. Blanco has previously held underwriting positions at RSA and XL and “brings with him a wealth of liability underwriting experience and strong broker relationships, specializing in international business written in the London market,” said the announcement.
“Blanco will focus on the underwriting and development of International Liability business in our Major and Global division. He will report directly to Mark Appleton – Liability Underwriting Director – UK and Ireland.”
Appleton noted Blanco’s “significant Industry experience and strong broker relationships,” indicating they would help the company “in expanding our International Liability portfolio as well as supporting our other important business sectors.”
Source: Industrial Insurance Company HDI-Gerling