(PRWEB) January 23, 2013
Ironshore Australia announces the appointment of Ian Rouse to lead the specialty offerings in Australia for Political Risk, Political Violence, War and Terrorism. Ironshore Australia’s Political Risk coverage will provide highly-focused policies for Australian-domiciled entities with international exposure to political and terrorism perils. Mr. Rouse will report to David Rogers, Managing Director.
Mr. Rouse joins Ironshore from Marsh in Sydney where he oversaw the development of the Political Risk and Structured Credit business lines. Prior to Marsh, Mr. Rouse worked in Sydney for QBE, where he served as an underwriter for the Trade Credit and Political Risk business. He also was with Marsh’s Trade Credit and Political Risk division in London for more than a decade.
“Australian companies continue to expand and invest abroad, which is driving the need for protection against political perils. Ian’s vast expertise within these specialties will be instrumental in solidifying our strategy of offering innovative insurance solutions to the Australian marketplace,” said Mr. Rogers.
In addition to these product lines, Ironshore Australia provides coverage for Professional Lines, Mergers & Acquisitions, Trade Credit, Global Property, and Environmental products.
Ironshore provides broker-sourced specialty property insurance, U.S. property insurance, construction insurance and casualty insurance coverage for varying risks on a global basis through its multiple international platforms. The Ironshore group of companies is rated A- (Excellent) by A.M.Best with a Financial Size Category of Class XIII. Ironshore’s Pembroke Syndicate 4000 operates within Lloyd’s where the market rating is A (Excellent) by A.M. Best and A+ (Strong) from both Standard & Poor’s and Fitch. For more information, please visit: http://www.ironshore.com.
Ironshore Australia Pty. Limited ACN 149 117 724 is an Australian Financial Services Licensee (No. 410699), authorized to provide financial services by dealing in and advising on general insurance products, for both for retail and wholesale clients. Ironshore Australia is an approved Lloyd’s Cover holder 110616STY, with current binding authority from Pembroke Lloyd’s Syndicate 4000.