Leading independent international Lloyd’s broker, Tyser & Co. Ltd. (Tysers), today (22 June 2011) announced the appointment of John Walsh as a Director of its UK Professional Risks Team.

John is a well-respected figure within the Professional Indemnity market, with over 25 years’ experience. He joins Tysers from Arthur J. Gallagher following the recent acquisition of the FirstCity Partnership where he was a Partner. John will focus on generating new business opportunities for the UK Corporate Risks Division.

David Randle, Managing Director of Tysers UK Corporate Risks commented: “I am absolutely delighted that John has joined Tysers and, with his extensive expertise in all aspects of Professional Indemnity, he will be a valuable addition to our team.

John Walsh added: “I am very pleased to be joining Tysers, having been impressed by its vision, entrepreneurial spirit and culture. I am happy to have found an opportunity to utilise all my experience and to be able to add to the longstanding pedigree of Tysers.”