Dale Underwriting Partners (DUP) today announces the appointment of Marcus Turner as a class underwriter, property insurance, effective 4th January. Turner will report to Ian Bridge, deputy active underwriter at DUP.
Turner will be responsible for building out DUP’s property open market business, an area of expected growth for DUP in 2022.
Turner joins from his most recent role as head of property D&F at ArgoGlobal, having joined the company in 2011 as an underwriter. At ArgoGlobal, Turner’s focus was on writing a portfolio of medium to large US property risks. He brings with him 30 years’ experience in property insurance as both a broker and an underwriter and has significant knowledge of the London market. Turner spent the first 20 years of his career as a broker with JLT and RK Harrison, focusing on the placing and servicing of medium to large US property clients including the setting up of RK Harrison’s North American property department in Bermuda.
Bridge said: “I am extremely pleased to announce Marcus’ appointment, he is a highly-knowledgeable industry professional. His extensive experience in property will be a major asset as we continue to expand our open market business in 2022.”
Turner added: “I am delighted to be joining Dale Underwriting Partners, a well-respected and entrepreneurial company that provides an exceptional underwriting service to clients and brokers alike. I look forward to working with Ian and his fantastic team at this exciting point in the company’s history.”