Apollo Syndicate Management (“Apollo”), the independent specialist insurer and reinsurer, today announced that Rob Johnston has been appointed as head of marine and energy liability at Apollo Syndicate 1969. He will join the business in April, reporting to Simon Mason, head of marine and energy.
Johnston joins Apollo from MS Amlin, where he has managed several significant portfolios since 2014 and was most recently a marine and energy liability senior underwriter. Prior to that, Johnston worked as an underwriter at The Navigators Group for over six years, focusing on energy liability and offshore energy.
David Ibeson, group CEO at Apollo, said: “Our marine and energy liability team has been working closely with clients and brokers on innovative and flexible global insurance solutions. Rob’s experience in marine and energy liability will complement the existing team and contribute greatly to strengthening our offering in liability risks. We are very pleased to welcome Rob and we look forward to further growing our specialty lines teams in a number of core business areas, particularly given the improving market conditions.”