Magne Nilssen will become the Managing Director of Gard (UK) Ltd from July 1st 2020, Gard announced yesterday, June 3rd.
He will take over from Thomas Nordberg who is returning to Norway to take up a new position as Head of Claims Services, reporting to the Chief Claims Officer.
Gard CEO Rolf Thore Roppestad said that “The London marine insurance market remains at the centre of our industry and is of great significance to Gard. I am very grateful to Thomas for the hard work he has done over the past four years to continue building our profile in the market and developing the office. And I am delighted that Magne, who is already Chief Underwriting Officer, London, will take on the role of Managing Director as well. He will be responsible for all business written by our UK branches, and the depth and breadth of his expertise will help us take it to the next level”.