Mel Carvill appointed chairman of Polo Insurance Managers

He joins after two decades with Generali

Mel Carvill appointed chairman of Polo Insurance Managers

Insurance News

By Jonalyn Cueto

Polo Insurance Managers has announced the appointment of Mel Carvill (pictured) as chairman.

According to a news release, Carvill brings extensive experience in the financial services industry to his new role. He spent over 20 years at Generali Group, where he held positions including head of risk management, head of corporate finance and M&A, head of strategic planning, and head of Western Europe, Americas, and the Middle East.

Currently, Carvill serves as vice chairman of Aviva-Cofco Life Insurance in China, non-executive chairman of Financial Services Opportunities Investment Fund Ltd, non-executive chairman of Bank of Georgia Group plc, and non-executive director of Clearbank Group Holdings Ltd. He also serves on the boards of Guernsey Investment Fund Limited and Home Credit NV. His previous roles include independent non-executive chairman of Aviva Life Holdings UK Limited and Aviva Life & Pensions UK Limited, senior independent director of Sanne Group Plc, and chairman of Friends Life Limited.

Mark Elliott, CEO of Polo Insurance Managers, expressed his excitement over Carvill’s appointment. “We are delighted that Mel has joined PIM as chairman. He brings a level of seniority and experience which will benefit both PIM’s clients and the business,” Elliott said.

Carvill remarked, “I am delighted to be joining PIM and supporting their journey as they build a truly independent and market-leading insurance management proposition for the benefit of its clients.”

Polo Insurance Managers (PIM), based in Guernsey, assists corporates in establishing and managing Captives, and provides support to managing general agents (MGAs) and other underwriting ventures. PIM engages with high-profile corporates and independent brokers and MGAs interested in Captives and protected cells.

PoloWorks is a Lloyd’s and London Market insurance services provider with four divisions, including Polo Commercial Insurance Services, Polo Managing Agency (PMA), Polo Insurance Managers (PIM), and PoloPartners.

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