The appointments form part of a wider realignment process at GC Fac. This process will see the structuring of product teams around geographic regions to ensure the delivery of client-centric solutions which precisely reflect the unique exposure dynamics of each territory.
Stephen Wilkins has been appointed Head of UK Property, while Paul Hargis has been named Deputy Head of UK Property. Both practitioners will be based in London and Mr. Wilkins will report to Richard Della, Head of Property, GC Fac. Also within the property team, James Goodwin has been appointed Head of Power and Mining. Based in London, Mr. Goodwin will report to Dominic Samengo-Turner, Global Head of Facultative, Guy Carpenter
Mr. Wilkins brings 24 years of (re)insurance industry experience to the role with a focus on global property. Most recently, he was a Senior Vice President at Lockton Companies, having spent 14 years at the company.
Mr. Hargis joins from Willis Towers Watson where he was Head of UK and Rest of World within the firm’s facultative division. He has over 21 years of industry experience, including 16 years in the UK facultative sector.
Most recently Global Head of Broking for Natural Resources, Facultative at Willis Towers Watson, Mr. Goodwin has over 23 years of industry experience. During his career, he has also worked at Lockton Companies, Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Heath Lambert.
Commenting on the appointments, Mr. Samengo-Turner said: “At GC Fac, our clients benefit from the breadth of experience across our teams that ensures the consistent delivery of innovative solutions to their fast-evolving challenges. The appointments of Paul, Steve and James will add yet further depth to our facultative proposition as demands increase during a time of substantial change in the marketplace.”
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