Ed Names Howden’s Plummer as Chairman of Property & Casualty

Ed, the London-based reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker, announced the appointment of John Plummer as chairman of Property & Casualty. Plummer takes up his role with immediate effect.

Plummer brings over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry to Ed. He joins from Howden, where he served as managing director for the North American property & casualty division. Prior to that he led the direct and facultative team at Benfield Group. He started his career at Fenchurch Group where he was managing director.

“John is highly regarded as a P&C specialist and is an excellent addition to our senior team. He brings an exceptional track record and breadth of knowledge of our key growth markets that will be essential in developing and broadening our expertise,” said Chris Bonard, CEO, Ed Specialty.

“His appointment marks a significant investment in our P&C capabilities, and I am confident that his insight and counsel will be invaluable as we continue to carve out our position as the leading independent wholesale broker in the P&C space,” he added.

“Ed has a clear and ambitious strategy which will increasingly set it apart in our market. I am delighted to be joining the business at such a formative point in its history and look forward to being a part of its future success,” said Plummer.

Source: Ed