New office planned in Oslo. Paul Gulstrand hired to head accident & health insurance in the US

Beazley Group plans to open a new office in Oslo, Norway to service energy business for the Beazley syndicates at Lloyd’s. Hilde Thon, previously at brokers Newman, Martin & Buchan, has been appointed Upstream Energy Underwriter at the new office.

Beazley is also expanding its Accident & Health business in the United States. It has appointed Paul Gulstrand as head of accident & health insurance in the US. Gulstrand was formerly CEO of UnitedHealth Group’s OptumHealth Specialty Benefits Division.