Mark Fisher appointed Chief Executive Officer
30 Jul 2021|
Occam Underwriting, the specialist lines-focussed Managing General Agent (“MGA”), has announced the promotion of Chief Financial Officer Mark Fisher to Chief Executive Officer, subject to regulatory approval.
Occam currently specialises in complex energy and space risks. This promotion is part of strategic plans to grow the company by seizing market opportunities to expand into different lines of business. Previous CEO Lance Gibbins will continue to serve the company as Chair.
Mr. Fisher has been CFO at Occam for three years. He has 25 years of experience within the insurance industry, working with both carriers and MGA operations, having started his career in audit. Prior to joining Occam, he held senior finance roles at CNA Insurance and Ironshore, a Liberty Mutual company.
“We will be expanding the business to take advantage of new and emerging risks which require complex insurance protection, and more announcements will follow."
“This is a really exciting time for Occam,” said Mr. Fisher. “We will be expanding the business to take advantage of new and emerging risks which require complex insurance protection, and more announcements will follow. I am thrilled at having the opportunity to lead Occam into its next phase of growth, and I am delighted that I will be able to continue to draw on Lance’s experience and expertise.”
Mr. Gibbins, who served as CEO since 2018, said: “I am pleased to hand over the day-to-day running of Occam to such a talented insurance leader as Mark. I am really happy to be able to support Mark in my position of Chair, and Occam is in good hands as it moves to the next stage of its growth and development.”
For more information contact Occam Underwriting, experts in complex risk solutions.