Martin Pepper joins reinsurance broker’s London operation

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter has appointed Martin Pepper as managing director of its London-based marine and energy practice. He will assume the role on August 16, reporting to Andrew Marcell, CEO of global practices and head of placement strategy.

Before joining Guy Carpenter, Pepper was a director of broking firm Walsham Brothers and Company Limited, where he worked for 30 years and was responsible for marine reinsurance business.

“This appointment adds further depth and quality to our marine and energy operations and signals our clear intent to build a position as the leading intermediary in the marine and energy reinsurance sector,” Marcell said in a statement. “Martin’s long experience in the Lloyd’s and London marketplace, combined with his extensive knowledge of global reinsurance markets, will be extremely valuable assets as we build on our capabilities in this specialty line of business.”