Global specialty insurer StarStone has appointed Mr Rod O'Malley as of head of cargo in London.
Mr O’Malley is joining StarStone in from XL Catlin, where he most recently served as head of the UK cargo team and senior class underwriter. He has 35 years’ experience as a marine cargo underwriter, having worked in both the Lloyd’s and company markets in London.
StarStone’s current London cargo underwriter Mr Henry Wood has been promoted to senior underwriter and will work with Mr O’Malley to expand StarStone’s cargo book.
He will report to Simon Schnorr, global head of marine.