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Ed expands Bermuda operation with senior appointment

Ed expands Bermuda operation with senior appointment | Insurance Business

Ed expands Bermuda operation with senior appointment

Global reinsurance firm and specialty broker Ed has announced the appointment of Mark Simons as head of business development and production, Bermuda.

In his new role, Simons will focus on developing and fostering client relationships. He joins from Marsh Bermuda, where he was senior vice president FINPRO, and has held various senior roles across HSBC, JLT, Park, AIG, and Aon in Bermuda over the last 20 years, with a particular focus on professional and casualty lines.

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“I’m impressed by the scope of Ed’s ambition in Bermuda and globally, and the way they are setting out to provide a distinct, independent service for clients,” said Simons. “I believe there is significant demand for that offering and I’m very excited to become a part of the leadership team.”

“It is fantastic to welcome such a senior Bermudian reinsurance professional to the Ed team here on the island,” said Chris Bonard, chief executive officer of Ed. “It’s a testament to the strength of what we are building and to the service we offer to clients that we continue to make high quality hires. Mark will bring great experience and understanding of our clients’ needs and we look forward to welcoming him to the team.”