Former Aon executive Glenn Weber to lead reinsurance arm of private equity firm

Southport Lane has appointed Glenn Weber as chief executive of its reinsurance holding company Southport Re and executive vice president of Southport Lane.

Before joining Southport Lane, Weber led Aon’s Risk Finance and Captive Consulting practices. Before Aon, he helped lead Advisen Ltd and spent more than 12 years with global insurance broker Johnson & Higgins. He began his career at Marsh.

In the new role, Weber will have overall management responsibility for Southport Re and will help the firm address its clients’ needs for traditional and alternative risk transfer solutions.

“Glenn has consistently demonstrated that he is one of the industry’s most creative thinkers and an effective leader of successful, growing, client-focused teams,” said Southport Lane chief executive Kevin Adler. “His expertise in risk and compliance, along with his in-depth knowledge of the industry, will be invaluable as we continue to strengthen and expand our organisation, especially our reinsurance platform through Southport Re.”