Laycock and Ford join rival following Benfield merger

SBJ Global Risks Limited, the Lloyd’s and international insurance broker, has appointed Steve Ford and Simon Laycock as a new binding authority team. They join from Aon/Benfield.

Ford and Laycock each have over 20 years experience in the London insurance market and focus predominantly on North American and International Non Marine Binder business. They joined Aon as part of the acquisition of Benfield Group where they had been employed for 10 years.

SBJ Global Risks Limited is a Lloyd’s and international insurance broker which recently announced a management buyout from previous owners Bluefin Group Limited.

Simon Rice, chief executive of SBJ Global Risks Limited said, “We are thrilled that Steve Ford and Simon Laycock will be joining us. They have an excellent reputation in the London Market and will enhance our existing Non Marine capabilities and will be significant asset to our firm.

“We have a significant portfolio of International and US Binders and both Steve and Simon will assist us in developing this niche area.”