Barbican expands cargo team
27 May 2016
London, 27th May 2016 – Barbican Insurance Group today announced that Brendan McCarthy has joined the firm’s marine insurance team as a cargo underwriter with immediate effect. Mr. McCarthy reports to Paul Brown, underwriting manager, marine insurance.
Most recently, Mr. McCarthy was senior marine insurance underwriter, London Markets at Zurich Insurance. He joined the firm in 2008, and previous roles included UK marine development manager, and senior marine insurance underwriter, UK regions. Prior to this, he was a regional marine cargo underwriter at CNA Insurance. He began his insurance career in 1989 at Aviva Insurance, joining the marine cargo team in 1991.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Brown said: "Brendan is a great addition to our team. He has over 25 years of experience in the marine industry, with much of that time spent within the cargo sector. He brings a wealth of long-standing broker relationships to the role and will play a central role in our efforts to further expand our cargo presence.”
Mr. McCarthy added: “Barbican has built a very good reputation within the marine insurance sector for combining market-leading experience with an entrepreneurial drive. I am looking forward to playing my part in continuing that success as part of the Barbican team.”
Categories: Marine Liability