Paddy Ryan to join the firm on June 10

Reinsurance broker has hired Patrick (Paddy) Ryan, formerly regional director of rival firm Willis Re’s reinsurance operations in Ireland, as its Irish market representative.

Ryan will join Guy Carpenter on June 10 as a managing director, reporting to the broker’s London office.

“This appointment adds further depth and quality to our UK and European operations, and signals our clear intent to build a position as the leading reinsurance intermediary in Ireland,” said Nick Frankland, CEO of Guy Carpenter’s European operations, in a statement. “Paddy’s many years of experience in the Irish marketplace, combined with his extensive knowledge of the worldwide reinsurance marketplace, will prove extremely valuable assets as we build on our capabilities across the region.”