Antares, the Lloyd’s Managing Agency and member of the QIC Group, today announces that Martin Campbell has been appointed head of Financial Institutions at Antares Syndicate 1274, effective immediately.
Campbell brings 30 years’ experience in the Lloyd’s market to Antares, most recently as Head of Financial Lines at The Channel Syndicate, where he was one of the founding partners in 2011. Prior to joining Channel, he was product Head for FI and D&O insurance at Newline. He first joined the Lloyd’s market in 1990 and has since specialised in Financial Lines products.
Joe Battle, CEO of Antares, said: “Antares has an established Financial Institutions team, with a wealth of underwriting talent and an excellent track record. Martin is a recognised market leader in the space, with a deep understanding of client needs and the evolving financial products market. Under Martin’s leadership, I am confident the business will build on its strengths and continue to flourish.”
Campbell added: “Antares has an established reputation within the Financial Lines space, with an excellent team and a diversified book of business. I look forward to working with Joe and the team to build out our offering.”
Peter Rigby / Kuba Stawiski
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Notes to editors
Antares is an established independent Managing Agent at Lloyd’s, the world’s global insurance and reinsurance market of choice. As Syndicate 1274, we deliver a worldwide diversified range of Property, Casualty, Marine and Aviation underwriting services through our highly experienced team of underwriters. Since its launch, the syndicate has successfully developed and grown its capacity from £135m to £350m in 2017. Antares was acquired by QIC in June 2014. For more information, please visit www.antaresunderwriting.com.
Qatar Insurance Company (QIC) is a publicly listed composite insurer with a consistent performance history of over 50 years and a global underwriting footprint. Founded in 1964, QIC was the first domestic insurance company in the State of Qatar. Today, QIC is the market leader in Qatar and a dominant insurer in the GCC and MENA region. QIC is one of the highest rated insurers in the Gulf region with a rating of A/Stable from Standard & Poor’s and A(Excellent) from A.M. Best. In terms of profitability and market capitalization, QIC is also the largest insurance company in the MENA region. It is listed on the Qatar Exchange and has a market capitalization of over USD 4 billion. For further information on QIC please visit www.qatarinsurance.com.