Current MD Paul Silver retires after four decades in the field

Charles Taylor Adjusting (CTA) has appointed Oliver Hutchings as Managing Director, Europe & Singapore of CTA – Marine.

Hutchings’ remit will be to build on the business’s recognised global expertise in marine average adjusting under the Richards Hogg Lindley brand, and specialist claims management and adjusting services in the areas of hull, superyacht, marine liabilities and cargo.

He will succeed Paul Silver, who is retiring after 40 years in marine adjusting.

CTA chief executive Damian Ely said he was “delighted” at the appointment of Hutchings and added: “His business strategy and development skills will be a huge asset as we grow our marine adjusting business.”

He continued: “CTA is the world’s leading marine average adjuster alongside our well-recognised global capabilities in aviation, natural resources and property, casualty and special risks claims.”