International specialty (re)insurer Canopius Group – which has underwriting operations within the UK, the US, Australia, Bermuda, China, and Singapore – shall be welcoming 2022 with a brand new group chief monetary officer within the type of Gavin Phillips.
The incoming CFO is taking up the publish in January, succeeding Nigel Meyer who will step again in March subsequent yr. Phillips will be part of from PwC, the place he labored for practically three a long time.
Credentials of the brand new finance chief span each the UK and the US, and embody time spent at Lloyd’s and (whereas on secondment from PwC) Prudential Plc.
“It offers me nice pleasure to welcome somebody of Gavin’s calibre to Canopius,” stated deputy chief govt Neil Robertson. “Gavin stood out amongst a powerful pool of candidates as a result of he exhibited such a fervent ardour and enthusiasm for Canopius’ imaginative and prescient and strategic course.
“Gavin is a confirmed chief of finance features, however he can also be a pure tradition service and somebody who will undoubtedly have a broad and vital affect throughout all areas of our firm.”
In the meantime Robertson additionally thanked Meyer for his “many excellent contributions” which have been instrumental within the firm’s growth.
“On behalf of all at Canopius, I want him all the easiest in his future endeavours,” acknowledged the deputy CEO.