Pioneer Underwriters has appointed James Sharpington as an underwriter in the Pioneer CAT Team. Sharpington will report to Dave Carson, head underwriter for Pioneer CAT.
Sharpington brings to his new role a strong track record in the property catastrophe reinsurance market in both broking and account management. He has served as a senior broker for BMS and began his insurance career at Aon. At Pioneer, he will focus on the development and expansion of the existing property catastrophe portfolio, with an emphasis on US business.
“Pioneer CAT’s business has achieved significant growth, driven by the high levels of service that we aspire to and that our capacity providers, clients and brokers expect,” Carson said. “James’s market experience and strong analytical skills will make him a valuable addition to the team as he represents Pioneer in the London market and when meeting our brokers across the globe. We are delighted he is joining us.”