Chief executive of Danish insurer to become an independent non-executive director

Amlin has announced the appointment of Christine Bosse, as an independent non-executive director of Amlin, to take effect on 1 November 2008.

Bosse has been group chief executive of TrygVesta A/S, the largest general insurer in Denmark and second largest in the Nordic region, since 2001. She joined TrygVesta in 1987, serving in various roles prior to her appointment as chief executive, including as head of both the underwriting and claims departments and as human resources director, joining its group executive management in 1999.

Bosse holds non-executive directorships at Nordea Bank, Grundfos Management A/S and the Poul Due Jensens Foundation and chairs the Supervisory Board of the Danish Insurance Association and the Danish Heart Child Disease Foundation (Hjertebarnsfonden).

Roger Taylor, Chairman of Amlin, said: "We are pleased to welcome Chrstine Bosse as Amlin plc's first continental European director. As a serving insurance chief executive, we believe she will bring a new perspective to our Board, complementing our current UK and US non-executives. We look forward to her contribution."