The two new senior managers bring wealth of experience to the table

Canopius has today announced two executive hirers, bringing more than 40 years of experience into the company.

Laurie Davison has been appointed group chief operating officer and Nigel Meyer will become group chief financial officer.

Davison joins from Exari Group where she was chief operating officer. She has spent spent 20 years

in the technology and insurance sectors, including roles at Exari, Adsensa, Faraday and Xchanging.

Meyer joins from Brit Insurance, where he was chief financial officer and is currently chief operating officer until the move. Meyer has has worked in the insurance industry for more than 20 years, having previously held senior finance positions within Aviva and RSA.

Canopius chairman Michael Watson said: “Laurie understands our industry very well, bringing with her substantial experience on both the customer and insurer sides as well as deep technology expertise.

”Nigel’s experience across Lloyd’s and general insurance, his ability to manage a variety of stakeholders and regulators, and understanding of private equity ownership will be a great asset to Canopius. Together they bring excellent strength and breadth to our team.”

Davison will join in April, while Meyer will join later in the year.