Commenting in the move, he said: “I am pleased to be leaving the Group in such capable hands and I wish Adrian and the whole Beazley team all the best for the future.”
David Roberts, chairman, Beazley, said: “On behalf of the whole Board, I would like to thank Andrew for his leadership and outstanding contribution to Beazley, in particular as CEO, a position he has held since 2008. He has overseen the expansion of Beazley over this period, and leaves it in a strong position operationally and financially.
“Adrian’s appointment provides continuity in Beazley’s leadership team and strategic direction. This ensures that we will continue delivering for our people, our clients and our shareholders in the years to come.”