Sompo International appoints Buckley as aerospace VP
Sompo International has hired Peter Buckley as vice president of aerospace as the company looks to bolster its presence in the class.
Buckley was previously an aviation underwriter at Cincinnati Global.
His two decades’ experience in aviation underwriting includes stints at Catlin and Beaufort Underwriting Agency. He is also a trained commercial pilot.
Sompo International senior vice president of London market aerospace Andrew Metcalfe said: “As a long-standing market leader in aerospace insurance, we are pleased to be able to expand our offer to the growing general aviation sector, leveraging the Sompo International network and quality capacity to grow our business globally.
“Peter will be responsible for developing our general aviation book outside the US, as well as in the London wholesale market.”
He added: “Enhancing our offering in this space requires building stronger, closer and more productive relationships with our clients and brokers worldwide, and Peter brings extensive experience to a diverse team that draws on a range of knowledge, technical expertise and insights to deliver better outcomes for brokers and insureds.”