United Insurance Brokers (UIB) has appointed Amador Torrealba divisional director for the Latin America & Caribbean regions.

Torrealba has over 20 years' experience in insurance, dealing with direct and reinsurance clients.

His extensive experience in Latin America and the region, brings to UIB a wealth of knowledge and an extensive network of high quality contacts.

David Trezies, chairman of United Insurance Brokers, says: "Amador will lead the expansion of our network in the region, where he will bring significant value to new and existing clients

"His appointment is part of our growth strategy, which includes developing new distribution channels around the world, designed to secure UIB's position as a leading independent broker focused on the international insurance marketplace."

Torrealba says: "UIB's independent, client-focused approach really makes it stand out. I look forward to contributing to its continued growth and success."