Canopius Appoints Turner as Head of Specie

October 2, 2015

Canopius Group* AG today announces the appointment of Philip Turner as head of specie, effective immediately.

Turner joins from Marsh where he has led its specie practice for the past 20 years. He will report to Joyce Webb, group head of Marine. With over 40 years’ industry experience, Turner brings detailed knowledge of the specie market and valuable long-standing relationships to his new role, said Canopius in an announcement.

His expertise will add to that of the existing team as it develops its leadership credentials in the specie market, the company said, noting that this appointment supports Canopius’s strategy to seek profitable growth across its specialty lines portfolio.

Webb commented: “I am delighted that Philip is joining us as head of specie. He is widely acknowledged in the market for his expertise in providing risk solutions across the spectrum of specie risks. His skills and experience will complement our team and enable us to enhance our current proposition as we seek to play a more significant role within the specie market.”

*Canopius, a global specialty re/insurer, is wholly owned by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc., one of the top three Japanese insurers with a market share in Japan of 28 percent.

Source: Canopius Group


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