Ashworth joins Sompo International
Paul Ashworth has joined Bermudian-based Sompo International as head of marine insurance at the company’s London insurance platform.
Sompo said he would manage a diverse portfolio, including hull and liability, and cargo and specie marine classes.
Mr Ashworth has built and managed marine portfolios from both a carrier and broker perspective over his 30-year career in the London market, underwriting through both company and Lloyd’s syndicates.
At the same time, Ian Keegan has been promoted to the new role of head of London market aerospace, energy and marine and will be a deputy active underwriter for Sompo International’s Syndicate 5151.
Mr Keegan joined the company in April 2016 as executive vice-president, head of aerospace in the London office where he established the company’s presence in the aerospace market in London.
Previously, he launched and managed similar aviation units at Hiscox and Faraday Underwriting Ltd.
Mr Keegan reports to Mr Richard Housley, CUO London Market Insurance and Active Underwriter of Syndicate 5151.