Leading independent international Lloyd’s broker, Tysers & Co. Ltd. (Tysers), today (26 Nov) announced the appointment of Simon Higginson as a Director of Tysers’ expanding Marine Division.

Simon, who previously worked as an Executive Director at Willis Marine Division, has a wealth of experience acquired over a career spanning more than 30 years within his specialist field, where he is widely considered as a leading expert in this class.

Commenting on the appointment Chris Elliott, Tysers’ CEO said: “We have been operating in the Marine market for nearly 200 years and pride ourselves on the fact that we have one of the most established and highly respected teams in theLondonmarket. We are pleased to welcome someone of Simon’s calibre to our Marine Division and know he will be a valuable addition to the team.”

Tysers’ CEO added: “Simon’s experience of the South America and Caribbean regions and specialist knowledge ofHull, Cargo, P&I and Ports & Terminals business will be a major boost to growing our business in these regions, which are important growth areas for Tysers”.

Simon Higginson commented:

“In my 31 year career in the market I have always admired Tysers’ strong reputation for professionalism, backed by experience. I am delighted to have this opportunity to make my contribution to the achievement of Tysers’ business objectives and growth plans.”