Pioneer Establishes North American Primary PI Underwriting Unit

16 May, 2013

Specialist Managing General Agency (MGA) Pioneer Underwriting Limited announced today that it has created a North American Primary PI Underwriting Unit, continuing with its development strategy.

The MGA has appointed Patrick Comerford, former Senior Vice President at Lexington Insurance Company and Clive Moore, former Underwriter at Brit Syndicate, to run the new operation. The pair will join Pioneer once they are free of their contractual obligations. The unit will be part of the Pioneer platform, which is 100% backed by Liberty Syndicates and will be based in the Lloyd’s building.

Commenting on the news Darren Doherty, Chief Executive Officer of Pioneer, said: “The appointment of Patrick and Clive, both respected PI practitioners, reinforces our expansion strategy targeting best in class underwriting expertise. The unit aligns with our other underwriting platforms to create an integrated portfolio of choice for brokers and their ultimate clients.”

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