Gallagher Re announces senior reinsurance specialist as partner
Senior reinsurance specialist Jerry Blake has joined Gallagher Re as a partner, effective in September 2021.
Capsicum Re is a full-service global reinsurance broker owned by Gallagher. It will rebrand as Gallagher Re beginning October 01, 2020, concluding the company’s full integration into the brokerage giant.
Blake is well known in the reinsurance industry for his innovative approach to risk transfer management and his ability to secure high-quality reinsurance capacity on even the most complex risks for international clients. He joins Gallagher Re from Aon, where he held numerous senior broking roles during his 34 years with the company.
Rupert Swallow, the chief executive officer of Capsicum Re, commented: “Hiring the best people into our expanding business is a core part of our strategy, so we are delighted that the prospect of joining Gallagher Re is proving to have such huge appeal to major industry talent such as Jerry. His experience, expertise, and reputation in the market all speak to why we see Jerry as a stellar addition to our growing team, and I look forward to welcoming him into Gallagher Re.”