Ironshore appoints head of Australia operations
Ironshore International has named William Lewis as managing director of its Australia operations, based in the Sydney office.
Lewis is a specialist in private equity transactions, tax structuring and insurance, advising private equity firms in London, Australia and New Zealand. Prior to the appointment, Lewis was head of mergers and acquisitions, Ironshore Asia Pacific, responsible for overseeing M&A business lines throughout the region, including Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo.
He reports to Hui Yun Boo, managing director of Ironshore Asia Pacific.
Lewis joined Ironshore in 2012 as a mergers and acquisitions manager in Sydney and was promoted to head the specialty business lines unit in 2016. Lewis’ professional career also involved lead advisory positions with Weil Gotshal and Manges, Allen & Overy, and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
“We are pleased to announce that William will assume the role of leading our multi-line insurance offerings throughout the Australia and New Zealand markets,” said Boo.
“His proven expertise and recognized leadership in structuring insurance coverage solutions for complex risks have made him a valuable member of our regional team.”
Ironshore Australia was established in 2011 and underwrites specialty corporate and commercial coverages across all business lines.
Part of Liberty Mutual Company, Ironshore provides broker-sourced specialty property and casualty insurance coverages for varying risks located throughout the world. Select specialty coverages are underwritten at Lloyd’s through Ironshore’s Pembroke Syndicate 4000.
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