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Tokio Marine Kiln appoints new head of claims

Insurance company Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) has announced the appointment of Tobin Ryan as head of claims, following the retirement of Nick Sinfield.

Ryan was previously head of property and special lines claims at TMK and will lead a newly created claims executive team.

Ryan has over 30 years experience in the London market. He joined TMK in 2012 following a decade at Beazley as property claims manager. 

He succeeds Nick Sinfield who announced his  retirement after more than three decades in the industry. Sinfield joined TMK as group head of claims in 2015 and has since bolstered the team to become a leading international operation.

Nick Hutton-Penman, deputy CEO, said: “We are excited to welcome Tobin to his new role and look forward to the team’s continued success under his leadership. 

“Nick retires from TMK leaving the claims team in an exceptionally strong position and with significant depth of talent in the management team who I am confident will take the claims department forward. I would like to thank Nick for his outstanding contribution to TMK and wish him a very long and happy retirement.”

Ryan said: “I am honoured to be head of claims for TMK, which underscores our philosophy of developing talent and promoting from within. TMK is entering very exciting times and I am delighted to be part of a company with such a strong business strategy and vision for the future.

“Our claims team is number one in the market in the Gracechurch survey following independent research of the broking community, and we remain committed to providing an outstanding claims service and building strong and enduring relationships with our brokers and clients.”

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