Tokio Marine Kiln appoints Shaw CUO

Tokio Marine Kiln has announced the appointment of Matthew Shaw as chief underwriting officer.
The former divisional president of global markets at Chubb joins TMK at a "transformational time" for the company.

“I’m hugely excited to be joining TMK, an organisation with a long history as a great underwriting company and one at the forefront of innovation in the Lloyd’s market. This is a transformational time for TMK and for the London market, and this role offers a great opportunity to be part of its continued development and success,” he said.

Chief executive officer, Brad Irick added: “I’m thrilled to welcome Matthew to the Tokio Marine Kiln family. He brings a wealth of experience in the specialist markets in which we operate within Lloyd’s and the broader London market. As insurers and reinsurers, our role in supporting people, businesses and economies as they come back on line has never been more important. Following a strong year for TMK, our underwriting teams are energised by a refreshed strategy and new opportunities to further our purpose, support our clients and develop their businesses under Matthew’s leadership.”

Shaw joined Ace (latterly Chubb) in 2002 having begun his insurance career as a Lloyd’s underwriter in the 1980s.

His appointment is subject to regulatory approval.

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