Howden Specialty, part of Howden Broking, has appointed Gerardo Jacobo and Nestor Rodriguez as head of financial lines, Latin America and executive director, financial lines, Latin America respectively.
Heading up the new specialist team, Mr Jacobo and Mr Rodriguez will be based in Miami, reporting to Charlie Langdale, managing director of financial lines in London.
Mr Jacobo and Mr Rodriguez are tasked with connecting the Miami and London markets to bring product development and reinsurance market expertise to clients in Latin America. Both have more than 20 years’ experience across the full range of disciplines, which include insurance company underwriting, consultancy, product development, broking and claims handling, Howden said.
Mr Langdale said: “A key aim for us is to give our clients seamless access to global markets and having Gerardo and Nestor lead our Latin American capability from Miami is a huge step to achieving this goal.”