Talbot Underwriting, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Validus Holdings, announced the appointment of Matthew Warren as CEO of Talbot Underwriting (MENA) Ltd., formally known as Underwriting Risk Services (Middle East) Ltd.
He has over 26 years international experience in the industry, including 7 years in the Middle East, and “has assumed key positions as Operations Director with Investors Guaranty and Head of Authorisation Enquiries at Dubai Financial Services Authority,” the announcement said. “With this appointment Talbot demonstrates the increasing importance of the region to its overall business strategy.”
Warren expressed delight at the appointment, describing the position as part of an “exciting phase of development. I have spent many years in the Middle East markets and believe that we will be able to deliver the products and service our clients want, locally.”
Talbot’s CEO Rupert Atkin commented: “Talbot wants to continue to build their presence in the region. Matthew’s appointment will help ensure we meet the needs of this expanding marketplace, build upon our current product offering and continue our established business relationships in addition to developing new relationships.”
Source: Talbot Underwriting