Aspen Announces Cohen to Lead Insurance Unit, Succeeding Postlewhite

Aspen announced that David Cohen, president and chief underwriting officer of Aspen Insurance, will lead the day-to-day management of the Insurance business, reporting to group chief executive officer, Chris O’Kane.

“David joined Aspen in November 2015. Since his arrival, he has upgraded the underwriting talent in our Insurance segment, is refocusing our underwriting book and is positioning Aspen Insurance for success in the next stage of its development,” said O’Kane.

“David is a strong and well-respected leader, and I am confident that as we move forward, he will drive improvements across our Insurance business.”

Stephen Postlewhite, chief executive officer of Aspen Insurance, is leaving the business with immediate effect, said Aspen in a statement.

O’Kane commented: “Steve has made a significant contribution to Aspen over the last 15 years and I would like to wish him all the best for the future.”