Ascot Insurance US names Jeff Vetter head of inland marine

Bermuda-domiciled insurer and reinsurer Ascot Group has appointed Jeff Vetter as Executive Vice President and Head of Inland Marine.

He has more than 27 years’ experience in the industry and most recently led Markel’s inland marine division.

Greg Wolyniec, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ascot Insurance US, said that “Jeff is a highly respected leader in his class of business. His relationships with brokers and knowledge of the sector will allow Ascot to enter with a market leading set of products.”

Wolyniec said that the division would complement Ascot’s Ocean Marine business as it continued to grow in the US.

Vetter will be based in Atlanta and has been tasked with building an inland marine practice that takes advantage of both the admitted and E&S capabilities of Ascot Insurance US