Neon poaches Argo reinsurance, alternative capital director Gibson
Specialist Lloyd's insurer Neon has hired Mark Gibson as reinsurance and alternative capital director, reporting to managing director Ian Martin.
Gibson joins Neon from Argo Group, where he served as director of alternative risk markets. He started his career at Guy Carpenter, where he spent nearly 20 years, most recently as a managing director of GC Advanced Risk Solutions, its capital markets arm. Prior to that, he worked at BNP as head of non-life business within the fixed income division’s insurance solutions team.
In his new role, Gibson will be responsible for developing Neon’s outwards reinsurance programme and third party capital strategy.
Martin Reith, Neon group CEO commented: "This is another excellent senior hire for us and I’m delighted to welcome Mark to Neon. Mark brings extensive knowledge and experience around both third party capital management and reinsurance, and his expertise will make an important contribution to this part of Neon’s strategy. I look forward to his input as we drive forward this side of the business."
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