Torus, the global specialty insurer, announced that John Milne has joined the company as Accident & Health Underwriter. The bulletin said the “appointment furthers Torus’ commitment to growing its Accident & Health business, which is underwritten through Lloyd’s Syndicate 1301.”
Milne has over 15 years’ Accident & Health experience across the Lloyd’s and London markets. He will be working “alongside Underwriting Manager for Accident & Health, Stephen Hitch,” reporting to Neil Attwood, Active Underwriter, Torus Syndicate 1301.
He joins Torus from Argo Syndicate 1200, where he was most recently Line Underwriter responsible for the development of the syndicate’s Accident & Health account. He has also held positions at QBE, Park London/Glencairn Ltd/Willis, Apex and RGB Syndicate 490.
Dominic Kirby, Managing Director of Torus Underwriting Management Limited, described Milne’s appointment as a “key hire for Torus. Together, he and Stephen will continue to develop Torus’ Accident & Health capability, which is an important part of our Lloyd’s portfolio. Specifically, John’s breadth of knowledge will be extremely valuable as we look to grow Torus’ product offering here in London and throughout our Continental Europe network.”
Torus’ Accident & Health team underwrites a focused book of international insurance products, including the following:
• Direct and Facultative
• Air crews (personal accident and loss of license)
• Fishing crews
• Mega yacht crews
• General marine crews
• Affinity groups