Louise Day to replace John Hobbs

The International Underwriting Association (IUA) has appointed a new programme director to lead company involvement in the London Market’s modernisation programme.

Louise Day will be the IUA’s primary representative across a range of modernisation initiatives including electronic placement, electronic claims and the central services refresh programme. She replaces John Hobbs who is retiring.

Day will be responsible for managing the participation of the association’s member companies on a number of project boards and steering groups working to improve business processing in the London Market.

She has previously worked for QBE, Amlin, Ace and Brit Insurance, and will begin her new role from 1 January 2015.