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."