Ed turns to region expert for headship of key emerging markets

Global (re)insurance broker Ed has hired Minesh Jani as chief executive of its MENA and Indian business. Jani will be responsible for MENA, India and Indian sub-continent in his new role.

He joins with more than two decades of experience, having led the treaty reinsurance business in India for the Willis Group and its local partners AlmondBrokers, and managed the reinsurance division of ICICI Lombard General Insurance. Jani joins Ed from Aashvaasanam Analytics, a firm he founded to support the reinsurance business in India.

Ed group chief executive Steve Hearn said: “Minesh is the ideal candidate to lead the expansion of our MENA, Indian and Indian sub-continent business. He joins with an exceptional track record and his expertise is indicative of our philosophy. He brings a level of local market understanding which will increasingly become a key aspect which differentiates Ed from its peers. I am delighted to welcome Minesh to the team.”