Lloyd’s managing agent Whittington Capital Management (“WCM”), part of insurance investor and services provider Whittington Group, has appointed Jim Ramage as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
This appointment brings the number of non executive directors on the board of WCM to four. It further strengthens the broad independent oversight that provides continuing robust corporate governance and will assist in the further development and growth of the Lloyd’s managing agency business.
During his 42 year career in the Lloyd’s and London Market Jim has acquired a wealth of experience including directorships in both Lloyd’s Brokers and Lloyd’s Managing Agents. These include Deputy CEO of Guy Carpenter and Company Limited in the UK, Director of JLT Reinsurance Brokers, Active Underwriter of Syndicate 1005 and Director of FLP Secretan & Company Limited, Director of Sturge Reinsurance Underwriting and Director of Merrett Underwriting Management Ltd.
Commenting on the appointment, Whittington Chief Executive Europe, Stephen Cane, said: “Jim brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our business as we look to continue the development of Whittington’s activities in the Lloyd’s market. I am delighted to welcome Jim to Whittington and look forward to working with him in driving forward the successful growth of our business.”
Jim Ramage said “I am very pleased to be joining WCM at this exciting stage of its development. WCM has grown its business and pipeline over the past few years and has now become a leading player in third party syndicate management at Lloyd’s. WCM plays a vital role in transitioning new capital into the Lloyd’s market and I am very much looking forward to joining the team”.
Source : Press Release Whittington Capital Management