Lowery Named to Head Lloyd’s North America

April 22, 2008

Lloyd’s announced the appointment of LoriAnn Lowery as its new President, North America. She will report directly to Director, Market Operations and North America Sue Langley, in London.

Lowery “will be responsible for all business operations across the US and Canada including: business development and distribution; communications and marketing,” said Lloyd’s. She will be based in New York and will take up her new role on 27 April.

Lloyd’s new North American President, who takes over from Wendy Baker, has over 20 years experience in the insurance industry. She most recently served as Managing Director and National Practice Leader for Risk Management and Financial Products for Wells Fargo Insurance Services. She has previously held positions at Marsh & McLennan, Sedgwick and Intercontinental Brokerage.

Langley stated that she is “delighted that LoriAnn will be joining Lloyd’s as the new President of North America. She has the unique mix of insurance and business knowledge and skills that we were looking for. She will be instrumental in taking our US platform to the next level.”

Langley also noted that 44 percent of Lloyd’s business comes from the U.S. and Canada, and that Lloyd’s remains “committed to continuing to service the needs of policyholders by developing our presence and deepening our relationships there.”

Lowery described her new position as onc in a lifetime opportunity to “join a world renowned brand,” and said she is “looking forward to working with Sue and the team across North America and Canada to build on the excellent reputation the market has.”

Source: LLoyd’s – www.lloyds.com

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