Leading independent Lloyd’s broker, Tyser & Co Ltd (Tysers), today announces the appointment of Stuart Blakeborough as Chief Operating Officer.

Stuart joins Tysers from Lancashire Insurance Group where he was COO and prior to that worked at Hardy Underwriting Agencies and Aon. He has over 25 years’ experience in the London insurance market.

Commenting on the appointment, Chris Elliott, Tysers’ CEO said: “We are delighted that Stuart is joining our senior management team. His leadership and knowledge in both broking and underwriting operations will be a great asset as we continue to work towards the future growth and development of the Group.”

Stuart Blakeborough commented, “I am looking forward to this new challenge and was drawn to Tysers by its excellent long-standing reputation in the market and the considerable potential the company has for the future. It is an exciting time to join Tysers and I look forward to contributing to its development.”