Tokio Marine HCC further expands its Marine Liability division with Underwriter hire
Tokio Marine HCC (TMHCC) today announced the appointment of Paul Knighton who joins its Marine Liability division as Marine Liability & Logistics Underwriter. Paul will report into Darren Carr, Head of Marine Liability, TMHCC – International Group; his role will focus on developing the Logistics and Freight Forwarders book of business.
Paul has been working in the London Market for eighteen years and has significant experience in both broker and underwriter roles across the Logistics, Cargo and Ports & Terminals classes. He joins from Skuld where he was Head of Marine Cargo & Property. Prior to this, Knighton held senior roles at TT Club and Lockton.
Darren Carr said:
“We are delighted with Paul’s appointment and believe his strong, technical knowledge and experience complements the team well. The market remains challenging for all Marine & Transportation classes, but with a strategic approach and an emphasis on relationships, technology and adding value, we are successfully navigating the current market challenges.”
Simon Button, Chief Underwriting Officer, London Market division of TMHCC – International Group added:
“Paul’s hire is testimony to our growth strategy while also highlighting Tokio Marine HCC’s investment in the Marine Liability space.”
Knighton’s hire further expands the team that began trading in January, offering specialist Marine insurance. The division’s products include: Marine Trades, Marine Property, Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Reinsurance and Marine & Energy Liability.