Reese joins Beazley's office in Houston, Texas, from QBE where he was a vice president, marine, based in the same city.
A seasoned all lines marine underwriter, he is responsible for the development of the portfolio in the South West US. He will be targeting growth across a wide range of marine classes including primary and excess marine liabilities, hull and P&I.
He previously held senior underwriting roles at Zurich and Great American Insurance. This followed a career as a deck officer with Military Sealift Command and he is a graduate of United States Merchant Marine Academy in New York.
Stephen Vivian, head of US marine at Beazley, said: "It is a pleasure to welcome Reese to our team, as we continue to build out our US marine platform. Along with his product knowledge and underwriting experience, Reese will leverage his relationships with producers and brokers to develop a comprehensive, profitable book of marine business in the region."
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