Office reception
London, 4 February 2015

Arthur J. Gallagher appoints Mark Walters to spearhead aviation growth

Mark Walters joins from Tysers to lead London-based aviation division
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Arthur J. Gallagher — the international broking division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. outside of the United States — is delighted to announce that Mark Walters has been appointed as Executive Director to lead its aviation division.

Bringing more than 25 years’ industry experience, Mark joins from Lloyd’s broker Tysers where he had been Managing Director of Aviation since 2009. Prior to that, he spent more than 18 years at Marsh developing expertise across all classes of aviation and managing business emanating from Europe, Asia, Africa, Australasia and the Americas.

Jonathan Suckling, Managing Director of Specialty Risks, Arthur J. Gallagher, said: “Mark’s extensive aviation experience, both in terms of class and geographic jurisdiction, make him ideally placed to lead our dedicated team of specialists — each of whom can be considered an expert in their field. I don’t doubt that with his depth of knowledge, strong insurer relationships and ambition for growth our aviation division will go from strength to strength as we continue to build out our London-based specialty practices.”

Mark Walters added: “It’s great to be on board at Gallagher where the aviation team is well-placed to meet the challenging market conditions; we can be fleet of foot, responsive and innovative while reaping the benefits of being part of a global insurance group, with its breadth of resources. I’m looking forward to growing and further diversifying our book of business, supporting aviation and aerospace businesses wherever they are located around the globe.”

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