Neon is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Bevan as senior underwriter for its bloodstock and livestock division, effective immediately.
With over three decades of industry experience, Bevan will bring a new and accomplished skillset to Neon’s bloodstock division, which is a well-established leader for mid-sized to large commercial studs, individuals and trainers.
Bevan joins from Tokio Marine Kiln Syndicate 510 where he worked as an equine underwriter, writing a global bloodstock and equestrian portfolio.
Prior to Tokio Marine Kiln, Bevan spent five years as bloodstock unit head and class underwriter at Novae, where he was responsible for establishing a substantial book of business from its inception.
Bill reports to Mark Edwards, Neon’s bloodstock class underwriter and head of specialty.
Mark Edwards, class underwriter and head of specialty at Neon said: “We have built a very strong bloodstock offering at Neon, especially in thoroughbreds, and are thrilled to welcome Bill to the team. This is a very exciting time for us as we look to enhance our specialist capabilities. Bill is a well-regarded market authority, with an impressive track record, and his experience will serve our clients extremely well.”
Bill Bevan added: “I am delighted to be joining such a dynamic and vibrant business. Neon is renowned for its expert bloodstock division and I look forward to working with the team, in particular with Mark as we reunite after nearly 30 years.”
Neon is a vibrant, global insurer operating in the specialist Lloyd’s market, committed to offering innovative risk solutions and proactively creating bespoke coverage for its clients. Neon is highly experienced in underwriting a diverse range of property, specialty, casualty and marine risks on a direct and reinsurance basis, as well as through delegated authorities.
Neon is headquartered in Gracechurch Street, London, UK. The registered company name for the main regulated entity is Neon Underwriting Limited. Neon is a member of Great American Insurance Group. The members of Great American Insurance Group are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) an insurance holding company, based in Cincinnati, Ohio with assets of approximately US$60 billion.
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