Worldwide Facilities taps marine expert for new position

Worldwide Facilities taps marine expert for new position | Insurance Business

Worldwide Facilities taps marine expert for new position

Worldwide Facilities Marine, a division of Worldwide Facilities, has announced the appointment of Kelly Martinez (pictured) as a broker for the company’s Los Angeles team.

Martinez brings more than 30 years of marine underwriting and brokering experience to his new role. Prior to joining Worldwide Facilities, he served as senior vice president for Aspen US Marine’s hull and machinery and marine liabilities. While there, he developed comprehensive insurance solutions for ship builders and repairers, recreational marine facilities and heavy commercial waterfront operators.

“I’m looking forward to contributing to the growth of Worldwide Facilities,” Martinez said. “I’m happy to have this opportunity to build relationships and serve as an expert resource to agents and brokers looking to place challenging marine risks.”

“Kelly has extensive relationships throughout the West Coast and has placed risks in virtually every corner of the marine industry,” said Robert K. Riske, senior vice president at Worldwide Facilities. “We strongly believe he will be a valuable asset to our team.”

Worldwide Facilities Marine has offices in Los Angeles and Houston. It specializes in all aspects of commercial marine insurance.