Arcus 1856 hires former Aon broker


Arcus Syndicate 1856 has appointed Katie Higgon as an underwriter.

Higgon joins from Aon Benfield, having served as a broker and client manager on the North American property team.

While at Aon, she worked across a range of clients and focussed primarily on placing property catastrophe into the London, European and Asian markets.

Higgon will report to Nicky Payne, active underwriter, who commented: “Katie is our first new underwriting addition since our launch and we are delighted that she has joined the team.

“She is a highly motivated and dedicated person who has built up a broad spectrum of expertise across a number of business lines and territories.

“Her client-driven approach and strong technical skills make her a great addition to our team and we will continue to seek to attract talent which can strengthen our unique reinsurance proposition.”

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