Paul Pelling has been appointed a director of the Marine Division of Lloyd's insurance broker HSBC Insurance Brokers Limited.
Paul has twenty years' experience of marine insurance broking
, most recently as an Executive Director of the Marine Division of Aon Group
. Prior to that he spent six years as an executive director and head of P&I at Willis Faber, and ten years with the Sedgwick Group
, rising to the position of Director of Marine & Cargo.
Pelling joins a diverse and expanding Marine Division at HSBC, which covers all areas of the industry, including hull and machinery
, cargo, war risks, loss of hire and liability. Peter Ahlas
, Chief Executive of the Marine, Cargo & Aviation Divisions at HSBC Insurance Brokers
, says, "We are delighted that Paul has joined us. At a time when there is greater variety of competition for marine business than ever before, the services of a proven, experienced broker remain invaluable. Paul has good all-round experience of working in the marine insurance industry, in London and in the Asia Pacific region
, and particular expertise in the P&I sector. His appointment will serve to strengthen our marine division still further."