AMLIN plc (“Amlin”)
Amlin today announces that its Senior Independent Director, Nigel Buchanan, is to step down from the Board with effect from the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting (AGM) due to be held on 16 May 2013. Shonaid Jemmett-Page will be appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee in place of Nigel Buchanan as of that date.
Further to the announcement made on 20 September 2012 concerning the change in the Board and management in Amlin Underwriting Ltd (“AUL”), the wholly owned subsidiary of Amlin plc which is responsible for Syndicate 2001, the Board of AUL has approved the appointment of Nigel Buchanan as its Chairman with immediate effect.
In addition, Gilles Bonvarlet joins the Board of AUL as a Non-Executive director from today. Gilles Bonvarlet has broad experience of the insurance sector and was Chief Operating Officer of Talbot Holdings Ltd, a specialist insurance operation from 2004 until 2009. He is a non-executive director with L.A.U. Europe Limited, a specialist underwriting insurance business, and a director of Very Good Service Ltd.
Richard Davey and Martin Feinstein will step down from the Board of AUL with immediate effect. This will allow Richard Davey and Marty Feinstein to concentrate on their increased responsibility with Amlin plc.
Richard Davey, Chairman Amlin plc, commented
“I would like to thank Nigel for his contribution over the last nine years. His valued judgement and broad knowledge have been an important part of our Board decisions during that time. We are delighted that he has agreed to take on the Chairmanship of AUL, where his deep knowledge of the Group will be invaluable”
This announcement is made pursuant to paragraph 9.6.11R of the Listing Rules.
18 January 2013
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