Mclarens announced the appointment of David Pigot to the newly created role as director of London markets & global head of specialty and will report to chief executive officer Gary Brown.
In his new position, Pigot will be responsible for developing expanded solutions for the London market and driving growth in McLarens’ specialty divisions, including aviation, construction and engineering, crisis management, marine, natural resources, and FAJ & Specie.
Pigot brings over 3 decades of experience in the insurance industry and has managed large organisations across Europe, Middle East and Africa, as well as completing several international assignments in the US and Latin America.
Prior to joining McLarens, Pigot held key leadership positions at international insurance services firms, including executive roles at both Cunningham Lindsey and Marsh.
Pigot holds several industry credentials, including Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, European Loss Adjusting Expert and Chartered Insurance Practitioner.
Brown, CEO, said: “We are delighted to welcome David to McLarens. He not only brings the right combination of industry skills and technical expertise, but he also shares our client-centric approach, which is one of McLarens’ fundamental operating principles. As McLarens continues to evolve and expand our global capabilities, David is the ideal choice for this role. We designed it to provide centralised strategic leadership and operational oversight for aspects of our business requiring specific technical expertise and international business acumen,”
Adding: “The London Market and our specialty practice areas will benefit from David’s considerable loss adjusting experience, including both adjuster and broker roles, as well as his expansive global management experience. As our specialty lines business spans the globe, David’s proven leadership capabilities will provide valuable visionary direction to our international team.”