Lockton Re, the global reinsurance business of insurance broker Lockton, has announced the appointment of Graham Barden as chair of Aviation & Aerospace in London, joining early next year.
Barden was most recently part of the Aviation team at Guy Carpenter having joined as part of the MMC acquisition of JLT in 2019.
Prior that that, he was a managing director of Lockton Aviation, having joined Lockton through the acquisition of Alexander Forbes in 2006, where he was managing director of Aviation.
Keith Harrison, CEO International, Lockton Re, said: “As we continue to build our Specialty capability, we are delighted to welcome Graham to our global team of nearly 140 colleagues. He has an excellent market reputation with 40 years of experience in the Aviation market working in both reinsurance and insurance. It is important that our Specialty offering has both depth of experience as well as breadth of market knowledge in key areas to support the growing needs of our clients. Graham was very excited by how we are combining deep expertise with technology to enhance and support client results and relationships.”
Adding: “Graham shares the Lockton Re commitment to exceptional client service and is a great fit for our culture and our clients. We look forward to adding Graham to our Specialty capability and welcoming him to the team early next year.”