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Amwins Global Risks names new CEO

Nate Mathis was appointed as interim CEO in September after three years as chief operating officer

Amwins Global Risks, the international arm of global specialty insurance broker Amwins and one of the largest independent wholesale brokers in London, has announced the appointment of Nate Mathis as chief executive officer.

Mathis was appointed as interim CEO in September after three years as chief operating officer.

In his new role, Mathis will oversee Amwins’ London business that represents more than $2bn (£1.5m) in placed premium. With more than 550 employees and business from over 150 countries, Amwins Global Risks is the leading independent Lloyd’s broker.

James Drinkwater has been named executive chair of Amwins Global Risks while retaining his current role of president of Amwins.

Scott Purviance, chief executive officer of Amwins, said: “Nate’s leadership and contributions in London have been invaluable, and I am thrilled to have him take this leadership role on a permanent basis.

“We have incredibly talented brokerage teams across each of our specialties, and we are committed to growing our London platform.”

Mathis added: “It has been a privilege to be part of Amwins for the past 10 years. I look forward to working alongside and supporting our extremely talented team, ensuring we continue to invest in our people and maintain our entrepreneurial culture as the firm grows.”

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