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The Hanover Reports Results: Full Year Net Income of $3.59 per Diluted Share; Operating Income(1) of $4.27 per Diluted Share; Fourth Quarter Net Loss of $0.32 per Diluted Share(2); Operating Loss of $0.46 per Diluted Share, Reflecting Reserve Strengthening in Domestic Lines of $174.1 million Before Taxes and Strong Underlying Performance of the Business


Chaucer, the specialist Lloyd’s insurance group, today announced the expansion of its international property underwriting capabilities, with the appointment of John Eggleston as Head of International Property Fac and Richard Richards as Class Underwriter International Property Fac.

John and Richard join Chaucer’s highly regarded International Property Team, which provides clients with a commercial approach and a strong technical underwriting focus.

John Eggleston and Richard Richards are both highly experienced and respected international property underwriters with over 40 years of combined market experience. Both underwriters join Chaucer from Generali John Fowle, Chief Underwriting Officer at Chaucer, said:

‘We are excited to welcome John and Richard to Chaucer. Their intelligent underwriting approach and extensive international property experience dovetails perfectly with our philosophy of delivering underwriting relevance for clients in all markets where we participate”.

John Eggleston, Head of International Property Fac, said:

“I am looking forward to returning to the Lloyd’s market where I began my career, and to joining Chaucer, where we aim to build upon the successful portfolio that Ed Lines and Alex Campbell have developed”.

News Download: Chaucer expands International Property capabilities


We are pleased to announce the expansion of our Accident & Health capabilities, with the appointment of Mike Bridgeman and Amelia Fenton in London. The Team will write standard and specialist products providing death, disability, medical and ancillary benefits for a range of groups and individuals, including schemes and affinity groups.

News Download: New Specialty A&H Team in London