Barbican Protect appoints property and package underwriter
14 July 2016
London 14th July – Barbican Protect, the UK insurance arm of Barbican Insurance Group, has today announced the appointment of Martyn Bleakley as a property and package underwriter, with immediate effect.
Mr. Bleakley joins from W. R. Berkley, where he was a development underwriter in the firm’s property and casualty division, focusing predominantly on building relationships with independent brokers in the Midlands and the North of England. Prior to this, Mr. Bleakley spent 11 years at AXA Insurance, during which time he became a development underwriter working across the company’s property, casualty and commercial combined product range.
Commenting on the appointment, Stuart Kilpatrick, managing director of Barbican Protect, said: “We have a very clear idea of the type of underwriters that we want to bring on board at Barbican Protect – experienced, customer-focused and with an understanding of the value of ‘face-to-face’ relationships. Martyn fits the profile perfectly, bringing over 15 years of underwriting experience to the role, during which he has built long-standing relationships with numerous independent brokers across the Midlands and the North of England. We are delighted to welcome him into the team.”
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