Ironshore Inc. has announced that Melanie Alexander will serve as head of Global Property Programs, overseeing the London-based property facility business. She will report to Tony Mammolite, president of Global Property.
Alexander has been underwriting on behalf of various syndicates at Lloyd’s for global property classes for over 16 years. Most recently, she was director for Shepherd Compello Ltd., where she launched a venture for the Lloyd’s broker and coverholder to diversify business lines to expand into new markets.
She served as chief operating officer of Decus Insurance Brokers Ltd. from 2008 to 2015 where she founded Brown & Brown’s Lloyd’s broker, which was the largest producer for Decus.
Her professional career also spans a five-year tenure as managing director of Arthur J. Gallagher, as well as director positions with Bell & Clements Ltd. and Nelson Hurst.
“Melanie’s proven experience and firsthand knowledge of the Lloyd’s market will be invaluable in building Ironshore’s presence for underwriting property program business throughout our London platform,” said Mammolite. “We welcome her to the global team as we further our growth strategy within this sector of the industry.”