CFC enters med mal market with new hires

CFC enters med mal market with new hires3 Nov 15: Specialist lines underwriting agency, CFC today announces that it will be entering the medical malpractice market following the recruitment of Sharon Brennan and Jo Clift from W R Berkley.

Sharon has over 20 years’ experience in writing med mal business and joined W R Berkley in 2005 to set up its med mal account. She has successfully grown this book both in the UK and internationally and is a highly respected professional in this area of the market.

A seasoned insurance professional with 15 years’ experience, Jo has been a member of Sharon’s team at W R Berkley since 2008 and has personally underwritten a significant portion of the healthcare book.

Andrew Holmes, Chief Underwriting Officer at CFC, says: “CFC has had a long association with the healthcare liability market and has been successfully underwriting healthcare businesses for the past ten years. Although our focus has previously centred on building bespoke products for allied health professionals and long term care, we believe adding to our healthcare suite with a specific medical malpractice product is a logical step and will be an excellent fit for CFC.”

“Sharon has huge experience in this class and has exciting ideas as to how she can to build this new line of business as well as how we can possibly cross-sell through other areas. She and Jo are a strong team and we’re looking forward to welcoming them on board.”