Tokio Marine Europe further strengthens its personal accident underwriting capabilities

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Tokio Marine Europe Insurance has announced the appointment of Richard Higgs as Senior Underwriter for Personal Accident in the UK. Higgs brings with him over 35 years of experience of underwriting Personal Accident business in London and the UK regions, including specific classes of sports related insurance.

We are delighted to welcome Richard to the underwriting team at Tokio Marine Europe Insurance and will benefit enormously from his reputation and experience in the Personal Accident market.

Alastair Blundell, Executive Operations Officer, said that “We are delighted to welcome Richard to the underwriting team at Tokio Marine Europe Insurance and will benefit enormously from his reputation and experience in the Personal Accident market. We already have a successful book of Personal Accident and Travel business and Richard’s appointment will help us gain further momentum in the UK.”

Higgs joins Tokio Marine Europe Insurance from Arch Europe where he was part of a team writing Personal Accident and Travel having spent his earlier career with entities in both the Lloyd’s and Company markets.

Member of the Association of British Insurers
Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority Firm Reference Number 202574
Registered Office: 60 Gracechurch Street, London, EC3V 0HR, Registered Number: 989421 England

Founded in 1879, Tokio Marine is recognised as Japan's oldest insurer and one of the largest insurance groups in the world. Following a merger with Nichido Fire in 2004, Tokio Marine and Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Limited was formed. Find out more by visiting http://www.tokiomarine-nichido.co.jp/en/index.html

Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Limited, as well as all of its subsidiaries throughout the world unanimously benefit from ratings that testify to its high level of financial security. Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Limited and Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Limited are rated AA- for financial strength by Standard and Poor’s, (correct as at February 2013).

The Tokio Marine Group operates a worldwide network that spans 446 cities in thirty-eight countries and regions. The Group has over thirty thousand staff worldwide on a consolidated basis that look after the insurance requirements of clients across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Oceania (correct as at March 2012).

Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Limited was established as the controlling company for the European operations for Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Limited.

Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Limited underwrites commercial property, casualty, marine and personal accident and travel insurance and our principal activity is to provide reliable, effective protection with innovative solutions throughout Europe. Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Limited is committed to delivering a high standard of professional service and customer satisfaction. Client confidence is gained through our expertise, financial strength and security, which is reinforced by the support and strong position of our parent Company.

Find out more by visiting http://www.tokiomarine.co.uk.

For more information, please contact:
Alastair Blundell
Executive Operations Officer
Direct Tel: +44 (0) 207 280 8303
Mobile: +44 (0) 7710 883 902
Email: ablundell(at)tokiomarine(dot)co(dot)uk

Tokio Marine Europe Insurance Limited, 60 Gracechurch Street, London, EC3V 0HR
Telephone +44 (0) 207 283 8844 Fax +44 (0) 207 283 7354

http://www.tokiomarine.co.uk

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