Price Forbes, an independent Lloyds Broker, has announced that it has made four senior appointments to its growing global aviation practice.
Michael Moran and Gordon Middleton have joined as executive directors of aviation, Lee Dove as director of aviation, whilst David Sales will join the company as executive director of aerospace.
Sales was previously aerospace director at Ed Broking with responsibilities for production and marketing worldwide with a particular focus on North America and Europe. He was installed as master of the Worshipful Company of Insurers for 2020-21 in October.
Moran has held aviation leadership roles at KM Dastur, Willis Towers Watson, HSBC and Marsh. Complementing his Middle East-African focus, he has also spent time on secondment in South Africa, supporting various pan-Africa brokerage acquisitions and business development initiatives.
Middleton will join the company from Marsh where he was a senior VP in the airline team, with the last 15 years focusing on the production and placement of aviation business across Sub Saharan Africa.
Additionally, Dove also previously worked at Marsh as VP where he worked in account management with major international airlines and brings a depth of experience in policy wordings and contractual leasing.
Tarcan Erisen, head of aviation and space at Price Forbes, said: “Price Forbes’ independence and established global presence is proving an attractive home for entrepreneurially minded brokers who work creatively to deliver the outstanding solutions that clients will need in a challenging market and economy.”