Beazley plc provides risk insurance and reinsurance solutions in the United States, Europe, and internationally. Its Cyber & Executive Risk segment underwrites management liabilities, such as employment practices risks and directors and officers, cyber and technology, and media and business services. The company's Marine segment underwrites various marine classes, including hull, energy, cargo and specie, piracy, satellite, aviation, kidnap and ransom, and war risks. Its Market Facilities segment underwrites portfolios of businesses. The company's Political, Accident & Contingency segment underwrites terrorism, political violence, expropriation, and credit risks, as well as contingency and risks associated with contract frustration. This segment also underwrites life, health, personal accident, sports, and income protection risks. Its Property segment provides commercial and homeowners' insurance. The company's Reinsurance segment specializes in writing property catastrophe, property per risk, casualty clash, aggregate excess of loss, and pro-rata businesses. Its Specialty Lines segment underwrites a portfolio of businesses comprising architects and engineers, healthcare, lawyers and environmental liability, market facilities business, and international financial institutions. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
Beazley Group began life in 1986 as Beazley, Furlonge & Hiscox; Hiscox was bought out in 1992 and a full management buyout took place in 2001. Andrew Beazley served as chief executive until September 2008 when he was succeeded by Andrew Horton. Horton was succeeded by Adrian Cox in April 2021.
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Mr. Stuart Simpson (Chief Investment Officer)
Ms. Lou Ann Layton (Head of Broker Relations & Marketing)
Ms. Sarah Booth (Head of Investor Relations & Chair of the Diversity Steering Group)
Ms. Georgina Peters-Venzano (Chief Marketing Officer)
Ms. Pippa Vowles (Head of Culture & People)
Ms. Katia Mullier (Sr. Compliance Officer)
Mark Moerdyk (Chief Technology Officer)
Recognition and Awards
Beazley has been recognized as the world’s most responsible insurer by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and was named Global Insurer of the Year by Reactions Magazine in 2017.