BMS, the independent specialist insurance and reinsurance broker, today announces the appointment of Caroline Eyre as managing director of construction, effective April 2023.
Having amassed more than 20 years industry experience, Eyre joins BMS from Aviva where she most recently held the role of deputy CUO specialty lines and head of construction & LDI. She joined Aviva in 2019 and prior to this held numerous senior positions both in underwriting firms including CNA Hardy and Zurich Insurance. She was the winner of two awards at the Women in Insurance Awards 2021 for ‘underwriting professional’ and overall ‘women of the year (large firms)’.
Chris Ritchie, managing director of international direct and facultative said: “Caroline is an exceptional leader and a recognised expert in the construction sector. Encouraging a culture which attracts the most talented people and empowering them to expand their specialist market knowledge is the foundation of our success at BMS. Offering experience and a deep understanding, she is best qualified to continue our strategic expansion across all engineering lines.”
Eyre added: “I am delighted to be joining BMS and working with Chris. Playing a part in the development of the team and expanding BMS to other areas of the construction market is an immensely exciting opportunity for me. Innovation and entrepreneurial thinking are at the forefront of the solutions BMS provides to its clients and I am eager to get started.”