MGA Hive Aero boosts aviation unit with hires from MS Amlin and Chubb
Managing General Agency (MGA) Hive Aero has boosted the experience in its aviation hull and liabilities (all risks) unit with hires from MS Amlin and Chubb.
The company, which only entered the aviation hull and liabilities (all risks) market recently, has hired Andrew Webster as class underwriter and David Adcock as head of aviation claims.
Webster and Adcock will both be based in London and report to chief operating officer, Bruce Carman. Webster will be responsible for the aviation hull and liabilities (all risks) account and Adcock will manage and oversee aviation claims.
Webster joins Hive Aero with 17 years’ experience, coming from MS Amlin where he was senior underwriter – aviation, specialising in the aerospace class. Prior to joining MS Amlin in 2017, Webster worked at Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company 2007 - 2017, Catlin Underwriting 2006 – 2007 and Wellington Underwriting 2003 – 2006.
Adcock joins Hive Aero on the back of a career spanning 50 years in the London insurance market, recently serving, from 2009 – 2019, as an executive loss adjuster - Aviation at Chubb. Prior to joining Chubb, he spent 25 years at Jardine Insurance Brokers and 10 years at Marsh.
Webster said: “I am very excited to be joining Hive Aero at this dynamic stage of their growth and development. Hive Aero is extremely well positioned to broaden and strengthen its offering and proposition to the aviation market.”
Adcock added: “I’m delighted to be joining Hive Aero at this exciting time in the development of the company. I’m looking forward to building out the claims service for Hive Aero’s Aviation All Risks venture.”
Carman commented: “It gives me enormous pleasure to welcome both Andrew and David to the team here at Hive Aero. Andrew’s leadership qualities and underwriting skillset, together with David’s unrivalled aviation claims experience will be of enormous benefit to Hive Aero and further serves to demonstrate our commitment to the aviation sector.”