Burns & Wilcox UK names underwriting director

Key hire joins London office

Burns & Wilcox UK names underwriting director

Insurance News

By Terry Gangcuangco

Burns & Wilcox UK – which came to life when US-headquartered H.W. Kaufman Group acquired Barbican Protect – has added a key hire to its leadership line-up.

Appointed as underwriting director is John Tiernan (pictured), who will be based in the London office. In the UK, Burns & Wilcox also has operations in Manchester and Birmingham.

Reporting to managing director Stuart Kilpatrick, Tiernan will provide underwriting leadership and governance to help spearhead growth and expand on the company’s product offerings.

A three-decade insurance industry veteran, the new underwriting director brings experience from RSA, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. (Europe) Ltd, and Aviva

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