Pioneer to launch Professional Indemnity team

Pioneer Underwriting is pleased to announce the launch of Pioneer PI, which will commence underwriting on 1st August 2012. The new platform will write both international and US PI business.

The team will be led by Brian Denton, who will join Pioneer in due course, following his departure from Antares. Brian has over twenty-five years’ experience in the London market, and an extensive knowledge of all aspects of Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Also joining the new division is underwriter Michael Comfort, who became the first official member of Pioneer PI when he joined the company on 18th July 2012.

Pioneer’s CEO Darren Doherty, said:

“Since its launch in April 2011, Pioneer has established itself as one of the largest London-based MGAs in terms of capacity. As we continue the expansion of our underwriting platform, I am delighted that we are building what promises to be an extremely successful PI team. The launch of the new division signals our commitment to continuing to grow and develop the business, and I look forward to adding other new product lines in the future”.

Michael Comfort, said:

“I am extremely pleased to have joined Pioneer during this time of rapid expansion. Helping to establish a brand new platform for the business is an exciting opportunity and I look forward to being a part of an entrepreneurial new team.”
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