Global (re)insurance Broker Gallagher has announced the appointment of Steve Wilkinson as head of claims within its global aerospace practice, effective immediately.
Wilkinson brings more than 40 years of experience and has had exposure to many high-profile and complex aviation claims during his career.
He most recently held the position of managing director of Aviation and Aerospace at Marsh.
In his new role, Wilkinson will be based in London and have the responsibility for leading Gallagher’s 37-strong claims team.
Peter Elson, CEO of Gallagher Aerospace, said: “We’re absolutely delighted that Steve has chosen to join Gallagher’s global aerospace practice, now one of the largest aviation brokers in the world.”
Adding: “His reputation as a top market practitioner coupled with his depth and breadth of experience — having handled more than 40 major airline and aerospace losses during his exemplary career — underlines our commitment to investing in the best expertise to deliver first-class claims service to our clients around the globe
“Claims advocacy is a fundamental part of our differentiated proposition and Steve is uniquely qualified to lead our team to new heights for our industry.”