XL Catlin has appointed Jonathan Salter as head of its global property risk engineering unit, also known as Global Asset Protection Services (GAPS).
In his new role, Salter will lead XL Catlin’s property risk engineering services worldwide staring on May 25.
Based in London, Salter will be reporting to Michele Sansone, XL Catlin’s president, North America property.
"In today's competitive property insurance market, our global property underwriting capabilities stand out, thanks in a large part to the value-added loss prevention expertise that our Property Risk Engineering team shares,” Sansone said.
“Under Jonathan's leadership, we'll reinforce the significant value that property risk engineering adds to not only our property insurance offering, but directly to our clients' property protection efforts."
Salter has over 19 years of experience in the insurance industry. He joins from RSA
, where he previously helped establish RSA
’s property risk engineering capabilities.
He also co-founded and managed Elciem Ltd, a private property risk engineering firm.
“His extensive experience providing both bundled and unbundled risk engineering services gives him a real understanding of our clients' risk management needs, making him a perfect fit for the position,” said Ian France, XL Catlin's chief underwriting officer, international property.