MGA Trident Marine opens Boston office, appoints Clarke Smith as underwriting director

Houston, Texas- based Trident Marine Managers (TMM), a subsidiary of Ryan Specialty Group, has named Clarke Smith as director of underwriting.

Smith has more than 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, with a particular focus on the recreational marine space. He has worked in several different capacities, having worked in underwriting positions at a carrier, an MGU and a broker.

TMM, a managing general underwriter for the specialty marine and offshore energy industries, has also opened a new office in Boston, Massachusetts, as the group seeks to expand its presence in the US market.