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Financial lines firm Lonmar Professions, part of brokerage firm Lloyd’s Lonmar, owned by GRP, has appointed Sean Trent as division manager, effective June 2021.
Trent, who has 30 years of industry experience, first started his insurance career at Lucas Fettes and Partners as Director of the Equity Board and Group Head of Professional and Financial Lines. This business was later bought by Stackhouse Poland in 2017 – Trent remained with the business after the acquisition.
In 2019, Stackhouse Poland was in turn acquired by Gallagher, where Trent then led the Profin team within its retail division in London before accepting the position at Lonmar Professions.
In his new role, Trent will work alongside Lonmar Professions Managing Director Alan Newall and his team.
Speaking of the appointment, Newall said, “Sean’s appointment underscores our commitment to grow both the retail and wholesale business for professional compensation, cyber, management liability, medical malpractice and related fields.
“In today’s tough market, however, there are good opportunities for growth if we take the right approach.
“Sean brings with him a tremendous amount of experience and excellent relationships with the market and retail and he adds significantly to the strength of our team.”
Ambitious growth plans
Lonmar Professions specializes in professional liability insurance for a wide range of professions and trades, including accountants and surveyors.
The company also offers risk placement facilities to UK regional brokers through its parent company Global Risk Partners (GRP) and its Hedron Networks division, which it bought in May from Marsh UK.
Trent added, “It’s great to work with Alan and his team, whom I already know well from my previous placements in the market.
“My main focus will be on the retail side and I really look forward to working with such a valued and experienced unit and playing my part in delivering our ambitious growth plans. “
Lonmar was formed in August 2018 after the merger of Lonmar Global Risks and Ropner Insurance Services following their acquisition by GRP in 2016 and 2015 respectively.
The company now has a global customer base in 70 countries and provides access to specialist underwriters and insurance capacity in London and other leading markets. worldwide.