Managing General Underwriter Victor Insurance has named IUMI president Richard Turner as International Head of Marine, effective immediately. In what is a newly created role Turner will be responsible for driving Victor’s international marine business, with a specific focus on innovative, data- and analytics-driven insurance products and solutions. Turner will be based in London and reports to Anthony Stevens, President, Victor International.
Turner will remain in his role as President of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI). He has previously held multiple senior roles at RSA Insurance Group, including CEO of RSA Luxembourg, Director of Global Risk Solutions Europe, and Global Marine Director.
Turner said that “the increased use of data and further digtalisation have the capability to be catalysts for tremendous change in the management of risk in the marine industry. During my time as President of IUMI, I have been articulating the opportunities available to firms around the world to address increased risk challenges through the greater use of technology. I am glad to be joining Victor Insurance, a company at the forefront of this innovative thinking, at such a crucial time for the industry. I look forward to working with them to further develop our marine insurance offering across the group.”