Kelley joins Ed Bermuda from Sompo
Global reinsurance, wholesale and specialty broker Ed has boost its team with the Bermuda appointment of Colin Kelley, who was previously with Sompo International.
He has been announced as the head of Ed’s new liability division in Bermuda, and will lead the professional lines, casualty and healthcare teams.
Mr Kelley has more than 16 years of underwriting and broking experience. While at Sompo he held the role of commercial lines practice leader, professional lines since 2010. Before that he held various roles on the Marsh Finpro teams in both Bermuda and New York.
Chris Bonard, chief executive officer of Ed Bermuda, said: “When we launched Ed in Bermuda seven months ago, we made a commitment to build a leading-edge brokerage firm and attract the best talent possible and I am proud of the progress we have made so far.
“We have attracted some of the industry’s leading insurance specialists and can now offer our clients a broad range of products. The culmination of John Turner, Carrie Kelley, Mark Simons and now Colin, in addition to the rest of the team, underlines this.”
He added: “We are continuing this focus throughout 2020 and setting our sights on the reinsurance opportunity that lies ahead.
“We’re acutely aware that customers and insurance personnel are gradually being left with less and less choice. That’s why I believe our launch on the island is so well timed. We are continuing to build a long-term, independent solution that has a fresh perspective on what’s important to our clients and colleagues.”
Meanwhile, Mr Kelley said: “Ed is building a dynamic Bermuda team and product offering — I am excited to be involved from the ground level. Utilising innovative technology, we will be providing our clients unparalleled access to the well-established Bermuda marketplace, while generating a new stream of diversified business to our carrier partners.”
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