Canopius hires underwriter from Aon Benfield


Canopius Group, the global specialty re/insurance platform for NKSJ Holdings, has appointed Sarah Willmont, formerly of Aon Benfield, as deputy divisional underwriter for its property treaty division.

She will report to divisional underwriter, Jamie Wakeling.

Willmont brings over a decade’s experience in the treaty market to Canopius. She joins from Aon Benfield where as a senior broker in its composite Global Re specialty team she was responsible for the production and servicing of global non-marine retrocession business.

Wakeling said: “Sarah knows Canopius well and has worked with us for a number of years. She has an in–depth understanding of our business and product range, which combined with her extensive retrocession expertise and broking insight, will significantly strengthen our team. Sarah is highly regarded and we’re delighted to welcome her to Canopius.”

Sarah Willmont, Canopius, Aon Benfield, NKSJ

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