BMS Group, the independent specialist re/insurance broker, announced the appointment of Chris Madell as director in BMS’ new Financial Lines division, effective immediately. Madell will be based in London, reporting to Ian Gormley, managing director of the BMS Global Risks division.
Madell has over 33 years’ insurance experience in both the London and Australian markets, specializing in financial lines and other specialty products. In his new role, he will focus on building out a new financial lines capability for BMS, working closely with both the London headquarters and the Australian office.
Before joining BMS, Madell was CEO at Allstate Underwriting Agencies Pty Ltd. since 2017. Prior to that, he was head of distribution in the global broker unit of ACE Australia (now Chubb Insurance Australia) between 2015 and 2017. Madell gained his experience in financial lines in Australia and the UK at ACE European Group and Aon. He started his career at Janson Green Underwriting Agency in 1987.
“Chris will be working closely with our overseas offices in Australia and Miami to complement their FI focus,” said Gormley. “Financial Lines and D&O are in a true hard market right now and having a proven specialist such as Chris with deep technical understanding will help our clients navigate in the current market.”
Source: BMS Group
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