Maritime Program Group Bolsters Their Recreational Marine Division with Three New Hires

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Westbrook, CT, August 13, 2015- Maritime Program announces three new hires to their recreational marine division; naming Roger Carbonier as a Vice President and Director of Recreational Marine, Michael Luu as Commercial Marine Underwriter and Maria Lawrence as West Coast Yacht Underwriter.

Roger comes to MPG with a diverse and unique background in the industry, working the last 16 years in the marine reinsurance business with positions ranging from underwriting to most recently, brokerage at JLT Re. As Director of Recreational Marine, Roger will oversee the growth and production of MPG’s national recreational marine portfolio which includes marinas, boat dealers, yacht clubs and boat builders.

Michael began his career in claims with the Hartford and spent his last three years as an underwriter focused on small commercial accounts. As a Commercial Marine Underwriter for MPG he will be focused on production for the recreational marine portfolio. Both Roger and Michael are residents of the Connecticut shoreline and will be based out of MPG’s home office in Westbrook, CT.

Maria brings with her 15 years of insurance experience, 13 of which she focused specifically on marine insurance while working with a large national marine wholesaler. Maria is based out of Stockton, CA and will be working with MPG’s West Coast brokers to underwrite boats and yachts with New Hampshire Insurance Company and with Markel American.

“I’m excited about the future of our programs as we continue to build and add to our talented team of marine professionals.” remarks MPG President, Christopher Pesce. “Maria fits in perfectly with the culture of our Yacht team and our plan to build our West Coast presence while Roger has the leadership experience to build our Rec Marine Portfolio and lead our team with talented new underwriters like Michael.”

Maritime Program Group (MPG) is a Program Administrator providing a full range of marine insurance products and underwriting services to its broker network throughout the Unites States. MPG specializes in protecting all types of marine-related assets across every category of marine risks, including Recreational Marine, Inland Marine, and Ocean Marine. Through its Private Client Services the company serves the individual insurance needs of high net worth clients. MPG also has a wholesale brokerage facility to place Ocean Marine risks that might otherwise not fit their in-house underwriting programs. MPGs nearly 60 employees are strategically located in offices nationwide, with primary offices in Westbrook, CT and Manchester, NH. For more information about Maritime Program Group, visit or call 800.366.8086 Ext. 1658.

Media Contact:
Damon Pesce
VP Business Development
Maritime Program Group
(860) 399-3658

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