Edward Page-Turner is new director of marine division at Tysers

Lloyd's broker Tysers has appointed Edward Page-Turner as a director of the marine division.

Tysers said Page-Turner has been appointed to add focus to Tysers’ Marine Cargo account in order to expand the book of business.

Page-Turner brings 27 years of industry experience to Tysers. He was previously head of cargo for Benfield Corporate Risk and, before this, with Marsh. Earlier, he worked for Guy Carpenter Chile as senior vice president.

“We are extremely pleased that Edward has joined our Marine team,” said Jonathan Macey, managing director of Tysers marine division. “We are committed to providing exceptional service and value; Edward’s in-depth expertise and personal approach will complement our business and bring added value benefits to clients.”

Page-Turner added: “I am very proud to be joining such a well-respected broker as Tysers, with its strong marine heritage.

“The reputation of the Marine Division is second to none and I look forward to contributing to its successes in 2009 and beyond.”