Chaucer has announced two senior promotions. Kalen Hunt has been promoted to active underwriter for Syndicate 1084 and Paul Restarick has been promoted to head of non-marine insurance.
Hunt (pictured above) joined Chaucer in 2015. In addition to his new role, he will continue in his current role as head of marine, energy and aviation. Hunt has more than 30 years of underwriting, broking and leadership experience.
Restarick (pictured below) has been with Chaucer for more than a decade. He previously served as casualty and political lines manager for the company. Restarick has more than 20 years of industry experience in underwriting leadership, portfolio management, and risk management.
The leadership changes at Chaucer will also see Ed Lines, current active underwriter of Syndicate 1084, and Colin Clulow, head of the property division, retire at the end of the year.
“Chaucer is in the enviable position of being able to build continuously on the strength and experience of its highly capable insurance leadership team to drive the business forward to deliver better solutions to our customers,” said John Fowle, CEO of Chaucer. “In their new positions, Kelan and Paul will play vital roles in ensuring Chaucer’s continued strong performance and commitment to our brokers and clients. These leadership changes will have a positive impact on achieving our strategic goals. Each member of the team has a strong track record of leadership, robust business performance and championing change at Chaucer.”
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“These changes are an example of our ongoing commitment to evolving as a company and th3e development of our highly capable underwriting management bench to support the achievement of our strategic goals,” said Nicola Stacey, chief underwriting officer at Chaucer. “We are extremely grateful for Ed and Colin’s years of service at Chaucer, and wish them both well for the future.”