Mark Dennis to lead the residential risks arm of asset protection division DUAL Asset Underwriting 

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Hyperion-owned underwriting agency DUAL has hired Mark Dennis to lead the residential risks arm of its asset protection division, DUAL Asset Underwriting (DAU).

Dennis’s previous roles include working as a business and development director at Countrywide Legal Indemnities and as a business and underwriting manager at Aviva.

DAU offers asset protection insurance to home buyers, real-estate investors and will executors.

DUAL Asset Underwriting executive chairman Andrew Hillier said: “Our focus at DUAL Asset Underwriting has been specialist commercial property risks and developing our international offering.

“Only 18 months since its launch, DUAL Asset Underwriting now boasts a significant international reach, having already insured property in 18 countries worldwide.

“It is now the right time for us to focus on building a UK residential business to match this and we are thrilled that Mark has agreed to lead this proposition for us.”

Commenting on his appointment Dennis added: “DUAL is a forward thinking and entrepreneurial business, with significant growth plans; this move will combine the best commercial and residential teams in the legal indemnities market.”