Financial lines specialist broker Lonmar Professions has appointed Sean Trent (pictured) as divisional director.
Trent, who joined Lonmar from Gallagher, took on his new role earlier this month, a statement from the firm said. He will work alongside Lonmar Professions managing director Alan Newall and his team.
“Sean’s appointment underlines our commitment to grow both the retail and wholesale business for professional indemnity, cyber, management liability, medical malpractice and connected areas,” said Newall.
“In the current challenging market there are nevertheless good opportunities for growth if we adopt the right approach. Sean brings a huge amount of experience and some excellent market and retail connections with him and he adds significantly to the bench strength of our team.”
Lonmar Professions provides specialist professional indemnity cover for various professions and trades, including accountants and surveyors. It also offers risk placement facilities for regional UK brokers via its parent GRP, and through Hedron Networks, which was recently acquired by GRP from Marsh UK.
“It’s great to be working with Alan and his team, who I already know well through some previous market placements,” Trent said regarding his appointment.
“My primary focus will be on the retail side, and I’m really looking forward to working with such a well-regarded and experienced unit and playing my part in delivering our ambitious growth plans.”