Press Releases 07 Apr, 2020

West Announces New Senior Underwriter Appointment

The West is pleased to announce that Sumit Madhu will join the Club’s London Underwriting Team as a Senior Underwriter on Tuesday 14th April.

Sumit is a Master Mariner, having served as a Captain on LNG vessels with a major Japanese shipowner. After his time at sea he joined the claims department of another International Group Club, before transferring to Underwriting where he had responsibility for the Middle Eastern, Indian, and Japanese regions.

His specialist knowledge of the LNG sector and other tanker markets and previous underwriting and claims background will provide valuable additional resource to the West’s Underwriting Team in many key areas, in addition to complementing the Club’s continued development of our Offshore and other specialist products.

Tom Bowsher, Group CEO, said, “This appointment further illustrates the West’s commitment to service delivery and our continued focus on supporting our Members globally and we are therefore delighted to welcome Sumit to our Underwriting Department to support the excellent team we already have in place. The Club remains dedicated to the expansion of its regional presence, and to enhancing the Offshore and Specialist products it provides and this appointment assists to further strengthen our commitment to these important areas of our business.”