Former AXA and Pru experience turned to Lloyd’s

Chaucer has named former Pru and AXA UK boss Mark Wood as a non-executive director from 1 September 2010.

He joins the audit, remuneration and nomination committees, and following FSA approval, is also appointed as a non-executive director of Chaucer Syndicates Limited, the group's Lloyd's managing agency and main operating subsidiary.

Bob Stuchbery, chief executive officer, said: "I am very pleased to welcome Mark to the board. He has exceptional industry experience and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise, which will be of immense benefit to our business."