Equity Risk Partners Enhances Aviation Practice

June 7, 2013

Equity Risk Partners, an insurance brokerage, employee benefits and risk management consulting firm, has joined forces with AirSure Limited, an aviation risk management consultant in the United States, to strengthen its DefCon Risk Group specialty practice focused on defense, aerospace and government services

The Equity Risk Partners and AirSure Limited partnership comes at a time when the aerospace, defense and government contracting sectors face complex regulation and high risk. Together, the companies are expanding their added value, delivering clients with an enhanced focus on all aspects of aviation liability, domestically and globally. The partnership furthers Equity Risk Partners’ ability to provide clients with:

  • Understanding of the risk factors facing the defense, aerospace and government services sectors
  • Access to proprietary insurance products built specifically to serve each DefCon sector
  • Unparalleled claims expertise
  • A customized service platform with risk management tools designed for clients in the defense, aerospace and government services sector.

Equity Risk Partners’ DefCon Risk Group is spearheaded by Senior Vice President Kim Hennessy, who has more than 20 years of experience focused on mid-sized accounts and specializing in defense and government contractors. Prior to joining Equity Risk Partners in 2008, she held management positions at Marsh, Johnson & Higgins and Chubb.

Equity Risk Partners is headquartered in San Francisco and has a nationwide presence with additional offices in Chicago and New York.

AirSure Limited focuses exclusively on the aviation industry and is the largest independent aviation risk management consultant in the United States. AirSure Limited develops insurance strategies for a range of aviation risks from FBOs and charter operators to flight departments, flights schools and air ambulances.

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