London Market Group (LMG) News

London Market’s Early Modernization Program, LM TOM, Is Being Wound Down

The Board of the London Market Group (LMG) announced that the London Market Target Operating Model (LM TOM) has been wound down in its current form, having delivered the majority of proposed solutions, which are now in “run” mode and …

Marsh Places 10,000-Plus Risks During 2018 via London’s Placing Platform (PPL)

Marsh announced it placed more than 10,000 risks in 2018 through Placing Platform Ltd. (PPL), the electronic insurance placement platform used by Lloyd’s, London market insurers, and brokers. Marsh has now bound more than 15,000 risks in total on the …

Lloyd’s Chief Operating Officer Khoury-Haq to Leave the Corporation

Lloyd’s of London announced that its chief operating officer, Shirine Khoury-Haq, has decided to leave the corporation, after nearly five years. Khoury-Haq joined Lloyd’s in 2014 and is a member of Lloyd’s executive committee. Her responsibilities include global operations, information …

London’s Electronic Placements Exceed Targets; Beazley Syndicate 3623 Ranks #1

The London market’s electronic placing platform, PPL Ltd., exceeded targets during the third quarter as more and more syndicates and companies accepted risks via the platform. Beazley Syndicate 3623 topped the league table of those Lloyd’s syndicates that have embraced …

London Market Group to Offer Faster Solution for Coverholder Approval

The London Market Group (LMG) announced that a contract has been signed with Sequel to deliver a faster and more efficient solution for approving and registering coverholders, and a new integrated tool for generating delegated authority binder contracts. This is …

London Market’s Placing Platform Completes Product Roll-Out with Treaty Reinsurance

The London market’s electronic placing platform, PPL Ltd., announced that the treaty reinsurance class of business went live on the platform today, completing its roll out of products. PPL said its focus will now be on continuous improvement of the …

London Market Group Appoints JLT Specialty’s Lebecq as CEO

London Market Group (LMG) has appointed of Clare Lebecq as CEO. Lebecq, who will take on the role on a permanent basis, will start on Nov. 1 and replaces Chris Beazley, who will return to MS Amlin as CEO of …

London Market’s Electronic Placing Platform, PPL, Now Trades Aviation Risks

The London market’s electronic placing platform, PPL Ltd., announced that aviation classes of business went live on the platform on June 11. “With only reinsurance and verticalized placements left to go, this latest release means that underwriters and brokers are …

London Market Group Launches Team to Manage Market Services Modernization

The London Market Group (LMG) announced the launch of London Insurance Market Operations & Strategic Sourcing (LIMOSS) led by Patrick Molineux as managing director. LIMOSS has been established to source and manage the portfolio of market services which the London …

London Market Group Appoints Beazley’s Horton as Chair, Succeeding Aubert

The London Market Group (LMG) announced the appointment of Andrew Horton, CEO of Beazley, as its new chair with effect from May 4, 2018. He will succeed Nicolas Aubert, head of Great Britain for Willis Towers Watson who has held …