Jon May and Andy Hill hired as part of plans to grow and strengthen new MGA Bluefin Underwriting

Paul Drake Bluefin

Bluefin Underwriting, the managing general agency (MGA) of Bluefin, has made two senior appointments.

Last week Bluefin Underwriting was unveiled as the name for the consolidator’s new MGA.

Jon May has been appointed as head of underwriting, specialist motor, while Andy Hill has been hired as head of underwriting, bike.

The pair join Bluefin Underwriting after working at motor insurer ERS where May was most recently head of bespoke motor and Hillwas head of underwriting.

May left ERS in May 2014, while Hill left in December 2013

In their new roles they will be based in Bluefin’s Chelmsford office.

May will be responsible for overseeing and developing Bluefin Underwriting’s new specialist motor team.

This team will underwrite policies for a range of motor risks, including hard to place car and van risks, classic and collectable cars, modified vehicles, motor homes, kit cars and motor bikes.

May will report into Bluefin Underwriting chief underwriting officer Paul Drake.

Hill will report into May and will be responsible for developing the underwriter’s motor bike offering which will include standard and non-standard risks.

Commenting on his appointment, May said: “Bluefin has a great reputation in the market and being part of building and developing its specialist motor underwriting unit was too good an opportunity to miss.

”It’s an exciting time and I’m looking forward to working with Paul and Andy and the other new recruits we have in the pipeline to make the specialist motor team one of Bluefin Underwriting’s success stories.”

Drake said: “I’m delighted to welcome Jon and Andy to the team. It marks another exciting step in Bluefin Underwriting’s development. Appointing people of Jon and Andy’s calibre is an important part of our plans.

”They are well respected figures in the motor sector and bring extensive experience and knowledge which will be a great advantage to us and the brokers we serve.”