The appointment of two new divisional directors, David Soper and Richard Hodge, is announced today (Tuesday 5 January 2010) by Tysers, a leading independent international Lloyd’s broker.

Both join Tysers’ US Property & Casualty division from Rattner Mackenzie, where they were employed for the past four years. With a combined forty years’ experience in the London market, they are experts in placing specialist property & casualty facilities.

Henrietta Butcher, Managing Director US Property & Casualty Division, said: ”We are delighted that David and Richard have joined Tysers. They offer a wealth of experience and expertise that will add to the depth and breadth of the division.”

Chris Elliott, CEO, commented: “Their particular focus on high quality business enhances our growing reputation for producing greater volumes of business into the Lloyd’s and London markets, and complements the growth strategy that we are pursuing.”