21 March 2018Insurance

Lloyd's hires US Northeast regional director from BMS

Lloyd’s, the specialist insurance and reinsurance market, has appointed Dawnmarie Black as US Northeast regional director.

Black joins Lloyd’s from London broker BMS Group, where she served as a senior vice president on the risk solutions team. She has more than 20 years of experience, having served in senior roles with Ascot, Aon Benfield, AIG, and Chubb.

In her new role, Black will be responsible for market development activities in a 12-state region stretching from Maryland to Maine, and Washington DC. Lloyd’s stakeholders in this region include retail, wholesale, and reinsurance brokers, programme managers, managing general agents, risk managers, and the organisations that support them. Black will be based in Boston.

As a provider of natural catastrophe capacity in the Northeast, Lloyd’s also writes a wide range of management liability, professional liability, cyber, and other specialty lines on an open market basis and through binding authorities extended to more than 250 coverholders.

Hank Watkins, president of Lloyd’s, North America, said: “We are thrilled to have Dawnmarie join our US team. She knows the London and US markets well, from both distribution and underwriting perspectives, and her experience will prove invaluable to our local distribution partners.”

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